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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 the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) announced that a patient confirmed with COVID-19 passed away today (November 5).
     A 78-year-old male patient (case number: 3585) with chronic illness was admitted to Caritas Medical Centre on August 2 after being tested positive for COVID-19. The patient was subsequently transferred to PMH for treatment on August 4. His condition continued to deteriorate and he eventually succumbed at 4.26pm today.
     The hospital was saddened about the passing away of the patient and would offer necessary assistance to his family.
     Including the above case, 106 COVID-19 confirmed patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.

Ends/Thursday, November 5, 2020
Issued at HKT 20:35
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