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

     The Hospital Authority spokesperson today (August 28) announced the passing away of two patients confirmed with COVID-19 infection today.
     The 91-year-old male patient (case number: 4072), admitted to United Christian Hospital on August 9 due to cough, succumbed at 7.54am this morning.
     The 76-year-old male patient (case number: 2962), admitted to Tuen Mun Hospital on July 28 due to cough, succumbed at 10.25am this morning.
     Both patients have chronic diseases and their condition continued to deteriorate after admission. 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, 83 COVID-19 confirmed patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.
Ends/Friday, August 28, 2020
Issued at HKT 13:45
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