Hospital Authority announces the staff members tested positive, patients tested positive via admission screening or testing and nosocomial COVID-19 infection cases
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The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     ‚ÄčThe Hospital Authority today (February 19) announced the staff members tested positive, patients tested positive via admission screening or testing and nosocomial COVID-19 infection cases:

     A total of 164 staff members in public hospitals and clinics tested positive.

     The following is the statistics of patients tested positive via admission screening or testing in public hospitals.
 
Hospital / clinic Number of patient(s) tested positive Number of patient(s) identified as close contact(s) Number of staff member(s) without appropriate personal protective equipment identified as close contact(s)
Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital 1 1 -
Queen Elizabeth Hospital 11 19 -
Kwong Wah Hospital 7 12 1
Kowloon Hospital 3 8 -
Our Lady of Maryknoll Hospital 1 2 -
Yan Chai Hospital 1 2 -
Prince of Wales Hospital 1 2 -
North District Hospital 2 4 -
Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital 1 1 -
Tai Po Hospital 1 7 -
Pok Oi Hospital 1 6 1

     The following is the statistics of nosocomial infection cases in public hospitals.
 
Hospital / Clinic Number of patient(s) tested preliminarily positive / positive Number of staff member(s) tested preliminarily positive / positive
Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital 3 5
Queen Elizabeth Hospital 7 4
Hong Kong Buddhist Hospital 4 -
Princess Margaret Hospital 11 4
Kwai Chung Hospital 15 9
Prince of Wales Hospital 3 1
North District Hospital 3 -
Shatin Hospital 1 2
Siu Lam Hospital 4 -

     Thorough cleaning and disinfection operation have been performed in the affected areas by hospitals. The hospitals will continue to closely monitor the health condition of patients and staff members and communicate with the Centre for Health Protection on the latest situation.

Ends/Saturday, February 19, 2022
Issued at HKT 23:00

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