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

     The spokesperson for Tuen Mun Hospital (TMH) today (February 4) announced that a patient confirmed with COVID-19 passed away today.
     A 67-year-old male patient (case number: 5735) was admitted to TMH on November 23 last year due to fever and asthma. He subsequently tested positive for COVID-19. After treatment, the patient tested positive for antibodies and was released from isolation by the Department of Health on January 25. His condition continued to deteriorate and he eventually succumbed at 6.08am today.
     The hospital is saddened by the passing away of the patient and will offer necessary assistance to his family.
     Including the above patient, 180 COVID-19 confirmed patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.
Ends/Thursday, February 4, 2021
Issued at HKT 15:00
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