Patients wait to be admitted at a packed public hospital in Hong Kong. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
Patients wait to be admitted at a packed public hospital in Hong Kong. Photo: Yik Yeung-man

Coronavirus: Chinese state leader slams Hong Kong private hospitals over reluctance to admit Covid-19 patients

  • Vice-Premier Han Zheng criticises the private hospitals during meeting in Beijing on Sunday with Hong Kong delegates to nation’s top advisory body
  • But chief of Private Hospitals Association says it is ‘not completely fair’ to suggest they are not treating Covid-19 patients

Patients wait to be admitted at a packed public hospital in Hong Kong. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
Patients wait to be admitted at a packed public hospital in Hong Kong. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
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