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

     The spokesman for Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) today (December 9) announced that a patient confirmed with COVID-19 passed away today.
     The 75-year-old female patient (case number: 6342) was admitted to QEH on November 29 for treatment on her chronic illness. She was later tested positive for COVID-19. The patient's condition continued to deteriorate and she eventually succumbed at 5:39pm today.
     The hospital was saddened about the passing away of the patient and would offer necessary assistance to her family.
     Including the above case, 112 COVID-19 confirmed patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.
Ends/Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Issued at HKT 19:55
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