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HK logs 3.3k COVID-19 cases

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating 3,362 additional locally acquired COVID-19 cases, of which 493 were identified through nucleic acid tests and 2,869 via rapid antigen tests.   Separately, 118 imported cases were detected.   Furthermore, seven residential care homes for the elderly and one for disabled people logged nine cases involving their residents.   The Hospital Authority reported that 33 patients passed away in public hospitals. According to a preliminary analysis, the cause of death for 13 patients was related to COVID-19, while that of the remaining 20 patients was unrelated.   It also registered six more critical cases, bringing the number of patients in critical condition to 99.   As there were positive sewage test results with relatively high viral loads in several areas of Tuen Mun, Yuen Long and Kowloon City districts, the respective district offices will distribute COVID-19 rapid test kits to relevant residents as well as cleaning

2 COVID-19 deaths recorded

The Hospital Authority today said two COVID-19 patients have passed away, taking the number of COVID-19 patients who died in public hospitals to 168.   One of the patients, an 86-year-old woman with chronic disease, was admitted to Princess Margaret Hospital on December 4 and transferred to North Lantau Hospital on December 28. She tested negative for COVID-19 on January 11 after treatment.   However, her condition deteriorated due to pneumonia and she passed away last night.   Another female patient, aged 90, also had chronic diseases and was admitted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital's isolation ward on January 16. Her condition continued to worsen and she died this afternoon.
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