Another Covid patient passed away in the city today, pushing Hong Kong’s death tally to 201, according to the Hospital Authority.
The patient was a 78-year-old man with chronic illness hospitalized at Princess Margaret Hospital. He was transferred to the hospital’s isolation ward from a quarantine center on January 17 due to fever. He was later tested positive for the virus.
His condition continued to deteriorate and he eventually succumbed at 7.07pm yesterday.