There has been a fivefold increase in the number of seriously ill coronavirus patients – from 21 to 110 – in the first 12 days of December. Photo: Felix Wong There has been a fivefold increase in the number of seriously ill coronavirus patients – from 21 to 110 – in the first 12 days of December. Photo: Felix Wong
There has been a fivefold increase in the number of seriously ill coronavirus patients – from 21 to 110 – in the first 12 days of December. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong fourth wave: experts worried as more middle-aged coronavirus patients develop severe complications compared to previous outbreaks

  • Those aged 30 to 69 accounted for over 60 per cent of the seriously or critically ill patients on December 6
  • Figure stood at 40 to 50 per cent during the peak of the third wave between July 22 and August 7

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There has been a fivefold increase in the number of seriously ill coronavirus patients – from 21 to 110 – in the first 12 days of December. Photo: Felix Wong There has been a fivefold increase in the number of seriously ill coronavirus patients – from 21 to 110 – in the first 12 days of December. Photo: Felix Wong
There has been a fivefold increase in the number of seriously ill coronavirus patients – from 21 to 110 – in the first 12 days of December. Photo: Felix Wong
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