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

     As at 0.00am today (September 16), a total of 2 760 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 are currently hospitalised for treatment, including 322 new patients. Among the patients staying in isolation facilities, 479 patients are in isolation wards, 193 patients are in second-tier isolation wards, 496 patients are in the North Lantau Hospital Hong Kong Infection Control Centre and 217 patients are in the Treatment Centre for COVID-19 (AsiaWorld-Expo), of which 204 in total are new patients. There are seven newly reported critical patients and nine newly reported serious patients. There are a total of 51 patients in critical condition and 57 are in serious condition, of which 14 critical patients are receiving intensive care. Moreover, there are 360 patients who have recovered, including 333 patients who have been discharged. In addition, 15 patients who passed away in public hospitals were reported.
     In the fifth wave of the epidemic, there are 68 169 patients who have recovered so far, including 67 839 patients who have been discharged. And since early 2020, there are 80 549 patients who have recovered, including 80 219 patients who have been discharged.
     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.
Ends/Friday, September 16, 2022
Issued at HKT 19:15
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