Public hospitals daily update on COVID-19 cases

The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     As at noon today (April 21), public hospitals had reported to the Department of Health the admission of 33 patients (17 male and 16 female, aged 10 months to 92 years) in the past 24 hours who met the reporting criteria of COVID-19. Appropriate tests have been arranged for the patients.
     There are 402 patients under isolation currently. So far, 650 patients who had COVID-19 confirmed or probable infections have been discharged upon recovery.
     The Hospital Authority will maintain close contact with the Centre for Health Protection to monitor the latest developments and to inform the public and healthcare workers on the latest information in a timely manner.

Ends/Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Issued at HKT 18:06