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HA announces passing away of two COVID-19 patients
The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     The Hospital Authority spokesperson today (August 10) announced the passing away of two patients confirmed with COVID-19 infection earlier this morning.
     An 85-year-old male patient (case number: 3372) admitted to Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital on July 31 due to fever and diarrhoea succumbed at 12.51am today.
     An 86-year-old male patient with chronic illness (case number: 2793) admitted to Queen Mary Hospital on July 28 due to fever and vomiting succumbed at 6.41am today.
     The hospitals concerned are saddened by the passing away of the patients and will offer necessary assistance to their family members.
     Including the above two patients, 54 COVID-19 patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.
Ends/Monday, August 10, 2020
Issued at HKT 13:13
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