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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 11) announced the passing away of two patients confirmed with COVID-19 infection today.

     An 87-year-old female patient (case number: 2951), admitted to United Christian Hospital on July 27 due to persistent cough, succumbed at 12.28pm today.

     An 80-year-old male patient (case number: 3367), admitted to Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital on July 30 due to chest infection, fever and cough, succumbed at 1.20pm today.

     The hospitals concerned were saddened by the passing away of the patients and would offer necessary assistance to their family members.

     Including the above two patients, 58 COVID-19 patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.
Ends/Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Issued at HKT 15:10
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