4 more COVID-19 deaths recorded

August 4, 2020

The Hospital Authority today announced that four COVID-19 patients have passed away, taking the number of COVID-19 patients who died in public hospitals to 42.


The 82-year-old female patient with chronic disease was admitted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital on July 9 due to fever and cough. Her condition continued to deteriorate and she succumbed at 5.29am.


Another 82-year-old female patient had a fever when she was taken to Prince of Wales Hospital's Accident & Emergency Department on July 19. Her condition deteriorated and she passed away at 3.10pm on August 3.


An 85-year-old male patient, who was announced as a confirmed case today, was admitted to Princess Margaret Hospital on August 2. He passed away this afternoon.


Additionally, an 82-year-old male patient with chronic disease was admitted to Tuen Mun Hospital on July 28 due to fever. His condition deteriorated and he succumbed at 8.26pm.

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