Go to main content
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 (August 14) announced that a 69-year-old male patient confirmed with COVID-19 (case number: 3782) passed away today.
     The patient with chronic disease was admitted to PYNEH on July 30 due to shortness of breath. His condition deteriorated on August 5 and he was transferred to the Intensive Care Unit. His condition continued to deteriorate and he eventually succumbed at 4.58pm today.
     The Hospital was saddened about the passing away of the patient and would offer necessary assistance to his family members.
     Including the above case, 67 COVID-19 patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.
Ends/Friday, August 14, 2020
Issued at HKT 18:30
Today's Press Releases