Hong Kong, November 18 The Health Protection Center of the Department of Health of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government announced on the 18th that there were nine new confirmed cases of Coronavirus pandemic in Hong Kong, including one local case of unknown origin involving a taxi. driver.
The 9 newly confirmed cases involved 6 men and 3 women, aged between 12 and 82 years old. 6 were imported cases. The confirmed patients arrived in Hong Kong from Montenegro, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Philippines, Pakistan.
The other 3 cases are local cases, of which 1 case is of unknown origin and 2 cases are related to previously confirmed cases.
The case of unknown origin involves a 76-year-old male patient who developed cough on the 10th of this month and asthma on the 16th.
The patient went to the Prince of Wales Hospital for medical treatment and was admitted on the 16th.
The patient is a taxi driver and the last day of work is the 16th.
Currently, the Center for Health Protection is continuing to follow up the epidemiological investigation of confirmed cases and contact tracing.
The Centre for Health Protection stated that a total of 125 new cases were reported in the past 14 days, including 31 local cases, of which 18 were of unknown origin.
So far, there have been 5480 cases in Hong Kong, including 5479 confirmed cases and one suspected case.