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

     The spokesperson for Kwong Wah Hospital (KWH) today (February 10) announced that a patient confirmed with COVID-19 passed away today.
     An 88-year-old female patient (case number: 10238) with chronic diseases was sent to the Accident and Emergency Department of KWH on January 25 due to shortness of breath. She subsequently tested positive for COVID-19 and was transferred to the isolation ward for treatment. Her condition continued to deteriorate and she eventually succumbed at 8.05am today.

     The hospital is saddened about the passing away of the patient and would offer the necessary assistance to her family.
     Including the above patient, 183 COVID-19 confirmed patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.
Ends/Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Issued at HKT 14:33
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