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Source: Hong Kong Information Services

Police have located the runaway confirmed COVID-19 patient and escorted him back to the hospital isolation ward for treatment, the Hospital Authority announced today.

The 63-year-old patient fled from a Queen Elizabeth Hospital isolation ward on December 18. He is in a stable condition.

The hospital’s wards have enhanced patient management and surveillance.

Security has also been enhanced on the floors of isolation wards and extra patrols have been deployed.

The hospital called on all patients under isolation treatment to strictly follow the direction of medical staff and not leave the hospital without permission.

MIL OSI Asia Pacific News