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QEH announces passing away of COVID-19 patient (2)
The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     The spokesman for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) announced today (July 27) that a 92-year-old male patient confirmed with COVID-19 infection (case no: 1306) passed away this morning.
     The patient with chronic disease was admitted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on July 7 due to shortness of breath and cough. His condition continued to deteriorate and the hospital had communicated with the family about the patient's condition. The patient's family agreed to have Do-Not-Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation if the patient condition further deteriorated. The patient eventually succumbed at 9.13am today.
     The Hospital was saddened about the passing away of the patient and would offer necessary assistance to his family.
     Including the above case, 20 COVID-19 confirmed patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.
Ends/Monday, July 27, 2020
Issued at HKT 13:39
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