The number of suspected and confirmed cases at United Christian Hospital has risen to 19. Photo: Dickson Lee The number of suspected and confirmed cases at United Christian Hospital has risen to 19. Photo: Dickson Lee
The number of suspected and confirmed cases at United Christian Hospital has risen to 19. Photo: Dickson Lee

Coronavirus: 18 infected by ‘super spreader’ patient at public hospital, triggering review of preventive measures as 59 new cases confirmed in Hong Kong

  • Elderly woman first tested negative after being admitted for a complication of diabetes but later contracted the virus and spread it to at least 18 others
  • The outbreak was made worse by practice of moving patients to different areas and the failure of a worker to wear full protective gear, expert finds

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The number of suspected and confirmed cases at United Christian Hospital has risen to 19. Photo: Dickson Lee The number of suspected and confirmed cases at United Christian Hospital has risen to 19. Photo: Dickson Lee
The number of suspected and confirmed cases at United Christian Hospital has risen to 19. Photo: Dickson Lee
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