Cluster of COVID-19 cases in Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Fung Yiu King Hospital

The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority.

     The spokesperson for Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Fung Yiu King Hospital (FYKH) made the following announcement today (May 22):

     Ten patients (aged 46 to 78) in a male infirmary ward of FYKH have been presenting with fever or respiratory symptoms and have tested positive for COVID-19 since May 20. FYKH has conducted contact tracing and found two more asymptomatic patients (aged 62 and 87) who tested positive for COVID-19. All patients are now being treated in isolation and are in stable condition.

     Admission and visiting arrangements for the ward have been suspended. Thorough cleaning and disinfection measures have been conducted in the ward. Infection control measures have been stepped up according to the established guidelines.

     The hospital will continue to closely monitor the situation of the patients. The cases have been reported to the Hospital Authority Head Office and the Centre for Health Protection for follow-up.

Ends/Monday, May 22, 2023
Issued at HKT 18:30