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

     The spokesperson for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) announced today (September 6) that an 82-year-old male patient confirmed with COVID-19 infection (case number: 3308) passed away tonight.

     The patient with chronic disease was admitted to QEH on July 31 due to cough and fever. The patient's condition continued to deteriorate and he eventually succumbed at 8.44pm today.

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

     Including the above case, 96 COVID-19 confirmed patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.
Ends/Sunday, September 6, 2020
Issued at HKT 22:03
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