Seventy per cent of hospital beds for children with Covid-19 are already full, according to health authorities. Photo: Edmond So
Seventy per cent of hospital beds for children with Covid-19 are already full, according to health authorities. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong authorities warn 70 per cent of public hospital beds for children with Covid already full, adviser urges parents to vaccinate toddlers

  • Some children have been admitted to adult wards instead, Hospital Authority Chief Manager Dr Lau Ka-hin says
  • Professor Lau Yu-lung also predicts more transmissible Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants may account for 90 per cent of city’s caseload

Seventy per cent of hospital beds for children with Covid-19 are already full, according to health authorities. Photo: Edmond So
Seventy per cent of hospital beds for children with Covid-19 are already full, according to health authorities. Photo: Edmond So
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