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Public hospitals daily update on COVID-19 cases
The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     As at 9am today (April 18), 11 COVID-19 confirmed patients were discharged from hospital in the last 24 hours. Including a patient (case number: 11642) discharged earlier on April 16, a total of 11 270 patients with confirmed or probable infection have been discharged so far.
     At present, there are 658 negative pressure rooms in public hospitals with 1 214 negative pressure beds activated. A total of 144 confirmed patients are currently hospitalised in 18 public hospitals and the North Lantau Hospital Hong Kong Infection Control Centre, among which four patients are in critical condition, three are in serious condition and the remaining 137 patients are in stable condition.
     The Hospital Authority will maintain close contact with the Centre for Health Protection to monitor the latest developments and to inform the public and healthcare workers on the latest information in a timely manner.
     Details of the above-mentioned patients are as follows:
Patient condition Case numbers
Discharged 10851, 11068, 11384, 11515, 11519, 11537, 11543, 11559, 11561, 11604, 11629, 11642
Critical 6607, 6794, 8078, 9907
Serious 6386, 10358, 11654

Ends/Sunday, April 18, 2021
Issued at HKT 17:07
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