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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 (November 17), 14 COVID-19 confirmed patients were discharged from hospital in the last 24 hours. So far, a total of 5 212 patients with confirmed or probable infection have been discharged.

     At present, there are 594 negative pressure rooms in public hospitals with 1 077 negative pressure beds activated. A total of 117 confirmed patients are currently hospitalised in 19 public hospitals, among which seven patients are in critical condition, two are in serious condition and the remaining 108 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 5333, 5342, 5347, 5349, 5362, 5365, 5375, 5416, 5417, 5418, 5420, 5429, 5442, 5467
Critical 1989, 3496, 4706, 4833, 5110, 5185, 5409
Serious 5151, 5273

Ends/Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Issued at HKT 17:20
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