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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 (May 20), three COVID-19 confirmed patients were discharged from hospital in the last 24 hours. So far, a total of 11 542 patients with confirmed or probable infection have been discharged.
     At present, there are 626 negative pressure rooms in public hospitals with 1 149 negative pressure beds activated. A total of 45 confirmed patients are currently hospitalised in 15 public hospitals and the North Lantau Hospital Hong Kong Infection Control Centre, among which two patients are in critical condition, one is in serious condition and the remaining 42 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.
     The case numbers of the discharged, critical and serious patients are as follows:
Discharged 11765, 11800, 11820
Critical 6794, 9907
Serious 10358

Ends/Thursday, May 20, 2021
Issued at HKT 18:13
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