1 Wuhan-related case recorded

January 13, 2020

The Hospital Authority said only Princess Margaret Hospital, as of noon today and over the past 24 hours, admitted one patient who had been to Wuhan in the past 14 days.


The patient is a 38-year-old woman who presented symptoms of fever, respiratory infection or pneumonia.


She had not visited any wet markets in Wuhan before the onset of symptoms.


Public hospitals have reported 68 such cases to the Department of Health since December 31, of which 56 have been discharged.


According to the National Health Commission, no new pneumonia cases were detected in Wuhan as of yesterday.


Among the 41 patients diagnosed with novel coronavirus infection, seven have been discharged, six are in a serious condition, one died, while the remaining patients are stable.


A total of 763 close contacts have been identified. All have been put under medical surveillance with 76 of them having completed the surveillance, and no related cases have been detected so far.

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