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Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital announces COVID-19 patient passed away
The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     The spokesperson for the Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital (PYNEH) today (August 29) announced that a 70-year-old male patient confirmed with COVID-19 infection (case number: 4096) passed away today.
     The patient with chronic disease was admitted to PYNEH on July 17 due to congestive heart failure and was confirmed with COVID-19 infection on August 10. He was transferred to the Intensive Care Unit on August 19. His condition continued to deteriorate and he eventually succumbed at 7.32pm today.
     The hospital was saddened about the passing away of the patient and would offer necessary assistance to his family.
     Including this patient, 87 COVID-19 patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.
Ends/Saturday, August 29, 2020
Issued at HKT 20:27
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