The Hospital Authority today announced that two COVID-19 patients passed away, taking the number of COVID-19 patients who died in public hospitals to 83.


A 91-year-old male patient, admitted to United Christian Hospital due to cough on August 9, passed away at 7.54am.


The 76-year-old male patient, admitted to Tuen Mun Hospital on July 28 due to cough, succumbed at 10.25am.


Both patients had chronic diseases.