Patients wait in the the accident and emergency unit of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: May Tse
Patients wait in the the accident and emergency unit of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: May Tse

Rising flu cases pile pressure on Hong Kong emergency wards already flooded with Covid patients

  • Emergency wards already under pressure from increased Covid-19 infections and stress expected to increase with flu and staff holidays
  • Hospital Authority appeals for people with less severe illnesses to visit outpatient public clinics or family doctors

Patients wait in the the accident and emergency unit of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: May Tse
Patients wait in the the accident and emergency unit of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: May Tse
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