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

     The spokesperson for Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) today (December 22) announced that a patient confirmed with COVID-19 passed away today.
     An 86-year-old male patient (case number: 6154) with chronic disease was admitted to QEH for treatment on November 27 due to a cough. He later tested positive for COVID-19. His condition continued to deteriorate and he eventually succumbed at 1.14am today.
     The hospital was saddened about the passing away of the patient and would offer necessary assistance to his family.
     Including the above patient, 128 COVID-19 confirmed patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.
Ends/Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Issued at HKT 15:25
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