Public hospitals daily update on COVID-19 cases

The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     As at 9am today (November 5), eight COVID-19 confirmed patients were discharged from hospital in the last 24 hours. So far, a total of 5 126 patients with confirmed or probable infection have been discharged.
     At present, there are 619 negative pressure rooms in public hospitals with 1 097 negative pressure beds activated. A total of 87 confirmed patients are currently hospitalised in 20 public hospitals, among which eight patients are in critical condition, three are in serious condition and the remaining 76 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 4778, 4844, 5263, 5264, 5272, 5292, 5312, 5314
Critical 1989, 3496, 4706, 4833, 4937, 5110, 5185, 5273
Serious 4101, 4788, 5151

Ends/Thursday, November 5, 2020
Issued at HKT 17:35