The Hospital Authority announced today that four COVID-19 patients with chronic disease aged between 79 and 89 passed away, taking the number of COVID-19 patients who died in public hospitals to 31.
The 79-year-old male patient was admitted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital on July 27 due to cough. His condition continued to deteriorate. He passed away at 11.44pm last night.
The 89-year-old female patient passed away at Tuen Mun Hospital this morning.
An 86-year-old male patient was admitted to Queen Mary Hospital on July 11 due to COVID-19 and pneumonia. He eventually succumbed this morning.
A 79-year-old female patient in Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital was admitted on July 29 due to fever and shortness of breath. Her condition deteriorated and she passed away in the afternoon.