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

     The spokesperson for Tuen Mun Hospital (TMH) announced today (September 6) that a 69-year-old male patient confirmed with COVID-19 infection (case no: 4729) passed away today.
     The patient with chronic disease was admitted to the TMH on August 24 due to shortness of breath and cough. His condition continued to deteriorate and he eventually succumbed at 5.52pm today.
     The hospital was saddened about the passing away of the patient and would offer necessary assistance to his family.
     Including the above case, 95 COVID-19 confirmed patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.
Ends/Sunday, September 6, 2020
Issued at HKT 20:08
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