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TMH announces passing away of COVID-19 patient
The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     The spokesperson for Tuen Mun Hospital (TMH) announced today (July 31) that a 82-year-old female patient confirmed with COVID-19 (case no: 2747) passed away today. The patient with chronic disease was admitted to TMH on July 26 due to fever. Her condition continued to deteriorate and the hospital communicated with relatives about the patient's condition. Relatives agreed to have Do-Not-Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation if the patient condition further deteriorated. The patient eventually succumbed at 00.18am today.

     The Hospital was saddened about the passing of the patient and would offer necessary assistance to her family.
     Including the above case, 26 COVID-19 confirmed patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.
Ends/Friday, July 31, 2020
Issued at HKT 11:03
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