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

     The spokesperson for the United Christian Hospital (UCH) today (August 15) announced that a 90-year-old male COVID-19 confirmed patient (case number: 2804) passed away today.

     The patient, with chronic illness, was admitted to UCH on July 28 due to fever, cough and sore throat, his condition continued to deteriorate and eventually succumbed at 7.08pm today.

     The Hospital was saddened about the passing away of the patient and would offer necessary assistance to his family.

     Including the above patient, 69 COVID-19 patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.
Ends/Saturday, August 15, 2020
Issued at HKT 21:02
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