Another Covid patient passed away in the city today, pushing Hong Kong’s death tally to 204, according to the Hospital Authority.
The patient was an 89-year-old man with chronic illness hospitalized at Queen Elizabeth Hospital. He sought medical attention after developing symptoms including cough, running nose, and poor appetite.
He was transferred to the hospital’s isolation ward after tested positive for the coronavirus
His condition continued to deteriorate and he eventually succumbed at 1.30pm today.