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

     The spokesperson for Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) today (February 13) announced that a patient confirmed with COVID-19 passed away yesterday (February 12).
     A 60-year-old male patient (case number: 8900) was admitted to Caritas Medical Centre for treatment on December 31, 2020 as tested positive for COVID-19. His condition deteriorated and he was transferred to the Intensive Care Unit of PMH on January 2, 2021. The patient's condition continued to deteriorate and eventually succumbed at 7.02pm yesterday.
     The hospital is saddened about the passing away of the patient and expressed deep condolences to his family. The hospital would provide support as necessary.
     Including the above patient, 187 COVID-19 patients have passed away in public hospitals so far.
Ends/Saturday, February 13, 2021
Issued at HKT 12:26
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