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Hospital Authority announces positive patient cases detected via admission screening or testing and clusters of nosocomial COVID-19 infections
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The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     The Hospital Authority today (June 25) announced information regarding patients who tested positive via admission screening or testing with patients or staff members identified as close contacts and nosocomial COVID-19 infection cases.

     The following are the statistics of patients who tested positive via admission screening or by testing in public hospitals with patients or staff members identified as close contacts:
 
Hospital / clinic Number of patients who tested positive Number of patients identified as close contacts Number of staff members without appropriate personal protective equipment identified as close contacts
Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital 1 4 -
United Christian Hospital 1 4 -

     ‚ÄčA male patient of an oncology mixed ward of the Prince of Wales Hospital tested positive for COVID-19 on June 22. The hospital commenced contact tracing investigation. Three male patients and two nurses in the same ward also tested positive. The hospital is investigating the linkage among the six cases. Three patients are being treated under isolation, while the remaining patient had been discharged and isolated at home. All patients are in stable condition. The two staff members concerned are isolated at home with stable condition. Admission and visiting arrangements for the ward concerned have been suspended. Thorough cleansing and disinfection have been conducted. The hospital will closely monitor the health condition of patients and staff members and communicate with the Centre for Health Protection on the latest situation.
 
Ends/Saturday, June 25, 2022
Issued at HKT 19:57
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