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Tuen Mun Hospital announces COVID-19 patient passed away
The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:
     The spokesperson for Tuen Mun Hospital (TMH) announced today (August 30) that an 83-year-old female patient confirmed with COVID-19 infection (case no: 4552) passed away today.
     The patient with chronic disease was the close contact with the confirmed case and asymptomatic. She was admitted to TMH on August 18 when the result was found positive to COVID-19. Her condition continued to deteriorate and she eventually succumbed at 6.32am today.
     The hospital was saddened about the passing away of the patient and would offer necessary assistance to her family.
     Including the above case, 88 COVID-19 confirmed patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.
Ends/Sunday, August 30, 2020
Issued at HKT 12:25
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