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

     The spokesperson for Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) announced that a patient confirmed with COVID-19 passed away today (September 23).

     An 83-year-old female patient (case no: 2481) with chronic illness was admitted to Caritas Medical Centre due to fever on July 23, and later tested positive for COVID-19. The patient was subsequently transferred to PMH for treatment on July 24. Her condition continued to deteriorate and she eventually succumbed at 1.06pm today.

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

     Including the above case, 103 COVID-19 confirmed patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.
Ends/Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Issued at HKT 18:12
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