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Update on cluster of Influenza A cases in Princess Margaret Hospital
The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority.

     Regarding an earlier announcement on a cluster of Influenza A cases in a male medical and geriatric ward of Lai King Building, the spokesperson for Princess Margaret Hospital gave the following update today (March 31):
     One more 84-year-old male patient of the same ward presented with respiratory symptoms. Appropriate viral tests had been arranged for the patient and the test results were positive for Influenza A. The patient is in isolation and is in stable condition.
     Infection control measures have already been stepped up according to established guidelines. All other patients in the ward concerned are under close surveillance.
     The case has been reported to the Hospital Authority Head Office and the Centre for Health Protection for necessary follow-up.
Ends/Friday, March 31, 2023
Issued at HKT 19:30
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