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Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital announces passing away of COVID-19 patient
The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     The spokesperson for the Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital (PYNEH) today (July 13) announced that a 95-year-old female COVID-19 confirmed patient (case no: 1341) passed away at around 6.30pm this evening.

     The patient with chronic diseases was admitted to the Hospital on July 10. She had no active symptom on admission and her condition was stable. Her condition later deteriorated rapidly on July 11 and required oxygen and drug therapy. Her condition further deteriorated and she eventually succumbed at 6.31pm today.

     The Hospital was saddened about the passing away of the patient and would offer necessary assistance to her family members.

     Including the above case, eight COVID-19 patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.
Ends/Monday, July 13, 2020
Issued at HKT 20:25
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