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HONG KONG: COVID-19 outbreak may cause 7000 to 9000 death

HONG KONG: COVID-19 outbreak may cause 7000 to 9000 death



 

HONG KONG: COVID-19 outbreak may cause 7000 to 9000 death.

CUHK expert: Hong Kong may have 5 million people infected with the epidemic and the death toll may reach 7000 to 9000 death. 


Chief Executive Carrie Lam said today that she proposed to the central medical team last week to provide support for the Hong Kong epidemic.

The first batch of 75 members from China will arrive in Hong Kong today. Experts pointed out that the epidemic in Hong Kong has just reached its peak, and this situation will continue for 2 to 3 weeks. In the future, 4.5 million to 5 million people will be infected, and it will be difficult to clear them. (AFP)

 

HONG KONG: COVID-19 outbreak may cause 7000 to 9000 death.

 

 

Hong Kong ‘s COVID-19 pneumonia (COVID-19) epidemic continues to heat up, with 32,430 new confirmed cases yesterday.

Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said at the anti-epidemic press conference today that she proposed to the central medical team last week to provide support for the Hong Kong epidemic. Today, the first batch of 75 people from China came from China.

Some members will arrive in Hong Kong; and experts from the School of Medicine of CUHK pointed out that the epidemic situation in Hong Kong has just reached its peak, and this situation will continue for 2 to 3 weeks. Clearing is difficult.

 

According to Hong Kong media reports, Lin Zhengyue attended a press conference today and revealed that due to the limited screening capacity in Hong Kong, it was impossible to compare Shenzhen to conduct 3 national COVID-19 screening tests in a short period of time, so the city closure and epidemic prevention measures were not considered.

 

Lin Zhengyue went on to say that when she proposed to China to send a medical team to support last week, 16 members of the Guangdong medical team were sent to Hong Kong for inspection. Today, the first batch of 75 medical teams from China have arrived in Hong Kong, and another batch of 300 members They will arrive this week to help prevent the spread of the outbreak.

 

In response to the Hong Kong epidemic, Guo Jianan, an assistant professor at the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, School of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, said on the 14th that according to the mathematical model, the epidemic has just peaked, and the current situation may last for 2 to 3 weeks. 4.5 million to 5 million people are infected with the virus, and 7,000 to 9,000 people die.

The number of newly diagnosed cases in a single day may drop to 1,000 by the end of May to early June. However, it is still difficult to clear it. Therefore, it is not recommended to relax social distancing at this stage. measures, and called on people who have not yet been vaccinated to be vaccinated as soon as possible.

 

It is reported that the Hong Kong government purchased the anti-new coronavirus oral drug “Paxlovid” developed by Pfizer Pharmaceutical Factory. The first batch of oral drugs arrived in Hong Kong today, and other batches will arrive in the next 2 to 3 months and distributed to public hospitals, medical management Bureau-designated clinics.

 

 

 

HONG KONG: COVID-19 outbreak may cause 7000 to 9000 death.

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