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Queen Mary Hospital appeals regarding patient leaving ward without prior notification
The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority.

     The spokesperson for Queen Mary Hospital made the following appeal today (March 7) regarding a patient leaving a ward without prior notification:
     A 39-year-old male patient was sent to the Accident and Emergency Department of Queen Mary Hospital for mental illness yesterday (March 6). He tested positive for COVID-19 and then transferred to an isolation ward for treatment. At around 11.30am today, ward staff found that the patient was leaving the ward without prior notification. Security guards tried to stop him but failed. The patient left the hospital by taxi. The hospital is very concerned about the incident and has reported to the Police for assistance.
     The patient is about 1.7 metres tall, of Chinese nationality, medium-built, with black short hair. He was wearing a dark green jacket, black pants and sport shoes when leaving the ward.
     The hospital appeals to the public to contact Central Police Station at 3661 1600 or call 999 if they know the whereabouts of the patient.
Ends/Monday, March 7, 2022
Issued at HKT 20:00
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