Coronavirus Pandemic: Hong Kong hits a record high of more than 100 positive cases!

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More than 100 positive cases of Covid19 infections recorded this Sunday, July 19, 2020 in Hong Kong, as the city faces grim record all time high in this third wave of pandemic.

The alarming cumulative cases is now 349 since July 7.
A fourth health worker from Tuen Mun Eye Centre tested positive adding her to the 3 workers which were reported earlier to be infected.

According to SCMP news,

The city’s official Covid-19 total on Saturday surged to 1,777 – surpassing the 1,755 infections it recorded during the severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars) epidemic in 2003 The latest revelation came as a fourth health worker at Tuen Mun Eye Centre, where three clerks were earlier reported to be infected, tested preliminary positive for the coronavirus on Sunday.

Hong Kong’s latest Covid-19 fatality was a 94-year-old man with a history of chronic illness who was confirmed infected on July 9, when he was admitted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital with symptoms of fever and cough. He died on Saturday morning.
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To date, there are now 1778 confirmed cases, 12 deaths and 1274 recovered
In Philippines, there are 65,304 cases, 1773 deaths and 22067 recovered according to latest data from worldometers.info

 

Sources: SMCP   Worldmeter.info