The Hospital Authority today announced that two COVID-19 patients passed away in Tuen Mun Hospital, taking the number of COVID-19 patients who died in public hospitals to 81.


An 81-year-old female patient, admitted to the hospital due to fever and cough on August 7, passed away at 11.55am.


A 70-year-old male patient, admitted on July 21 due to fever and asthma, succumbed at 12.17pm.


Both patients had chronic diseases.