Public hospitals daily update on COVID-19 cases

The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     As at noon today (April 27), public hospitals had reported to the Department of Health the admission of 15 patients (nine male and six female, aged 17 months to 87 years) in the past 24 hours who met the reporting criteria of COVID-19. Appropriate tests have been arranged for the patients.
     There are 268 patients under isolation currently. So far, 787 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/Monday, April 27, 2020
Issued at HKT 16:54