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Public hospitals daily update on COVID-19 cases
The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     As at 9am today (October 8), five COVID-19 confirmed patients were discharged from hospital in the last 24 hours. So far, a total of 4 890 patients with confirmed or probable infection have been discharged.

     At present, there are 627 negative pressure rooms in public hospitals with 1 119 negative pressure beds activated. A total of 121 confirmed patients are currently hospitalised in 17 public hospitals, among which 10 patients are in critical condition, eight are in serious condition and the remaining 103 patients are in stable condition.

     The Hospital Authority will maintain close contact with the Centre for Health Protection to monitor the latest developments and to inform the public and healthcare workers on the latest information in a timely manner. 

     Details of the above-mentioned patients are as follows:
Patient condition Case numbers
Discharged 5050, 5078, 5093, 5102, 5114
Critical 1401, 1989, 2912, 3496, 3764, 4706, 4833, 4937, 4990, 5110
Serious 1650, 3904, 4100, 4101, 4433, 4746, 4788, 5088

Ends/Thursday, October 8, 2020
Issued at HKT 18:35
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