HK reports three new virus cases

Local | 5 Jun 2020 5:43 pm

The Centre for Health Protection said there have been three additional confirmed coronavirus cases in Hong Kong today, taking the tally to 1,103, which includes one probable case.

The cases involve two females, aged eight and 73 years, who returned from India, and a 49-year-old woman who returned from the United Kingdom. They are all asymptomatic.

There is also an overseas case, involving a 68-year-old man who flew economy on Air Canada flight AC7 from Canada arriving in Hong Kong yesterday, the CHP said.

According to the man, he had tested positive for the virus in Canada. He was transferred directly from the Hong Kong International Airport to Princess Margaret Hospital.

A total of 1,045 patients have recovered so far after three more have been discharged, the Hospital Authority said.

Among the 51 confirmed patients hospitalized in nine hospitals, two are in critical condition and the rest ares table.

The latest stockpile of personal protective equipment comprised 27 million surgical masks, 2.4 million N95 respirators, 4.2 million protective gowns and 7 million face shields and they are adequate for almost three months of consumption.

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