United Christian Hospital announces incident of water leakage occurring earlier today

The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     The spokesman for United Christian Hospital made the following announcement on an incident of water leakage occurring earlier today (March 15):
     Regarding the water leakage due to a drainage blockage occurring at Block P of United Christian Hospital this morning, the hospital has completed emergency repairs and clearance works. The affected areas will return to normal tomorrow (March 16).
     The hospital found the water leakage at Block P at around 3am this morning. Affected areas include the Psychiatric Day Hospital, the Physiotherapy Department and the Occupational Therapy Department. After immediate investigation by maintenance staff, it was identified that a water drainage in the nearby area was blocked, leading to backflow. The hospital has thoroughly cleaned and disinfected the affected areas. After detailed inspection, the electricity supply and facilities of the affected departments of the hospital were not affected. Patient services were also not affected. The hospital thanked patients for their understanding and co-operation.
     The hospital has reported the incident to the Hospital Authority Head Office via the Advance Incident Reporting System.

Ends/Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Issued at HKT 19:28