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

     The spokesperson for the United Christian Hospital (UCH) today (September 14) announced that a patient confirmed with COVID-19 passed away this morning.
     A 77-year-old male patient (case number: 4774), with chronic illness, was admitted to UCH on August 27 due to fever, cough and shortness of breath. His condition continued to deteriorate and he was transferred to the Intensive Care Unit for further treatment. He eventually succumbed at 5.29am today.
     The Hospital was saddened about the passing away of the patient and would offer necessary assistance to his family.
     Including the above patient, 100 COVID-19 patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.
Ends/Monday, September 14, 2020
Issued at HKT 12:22
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