Residents wear masks in Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong, on Thursday, amid fears of the coronavirus spreading. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Residents wear masks in Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong, on Thursday, amid fears of the coronavirus spreading. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong confirms 12th case of deadly coronavirus

  • Latest confirmed patient understood to be 75-year-old man, and comes after the daughter of a virus-afflicted elderly couple was also confirmed as infected
  • There have been 680 reports of cases fitting the reporting criteria for the illness, mostly involving city residents

Residents wear masks in Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong, on Thursday, amid fears of the coronavirus spreading. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Residents wear masks in Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong, on Thursday, amid fears of the coronavirus spreading. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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