The Hospital Authority today said that an 83-year-old female COVID-19 patient passed away, taking the number of COVID-19 patients who died in public hospitals to 103.


The patient, with chronic illness, was admitted to Caritas Medical Centre due to a fever on July 23 and later tested positive for the virus.


She was transferred to Princess Margaret Hospital for treatment on July 24. Her condition continued to deteriorate and she passed away this afternoon.