By NewsDesk @infectiousdiseasenews
The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reports investigating two additional imported cases of novel coronavirus infection. This brings the confirmed, imported case total to 10.
The two cases involve a couple from Wuhan in Hubei Province, who are a 72-year-old man and a 73-year-old woman. They took the flight KA853 by Cathay Dragon from Wuhan to Hong Kong on January 22. They stayed at W Hong Kong on the same day until yesterday.
Afterwards, they visited The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong and Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong and were subsequently sent by ambulance from Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong to Queen Mary Hospital yesterday where they were admitted for isolation and treatment.
The couple developed fever on January 25 and are in stable condition. Their respiratory samples were tested positive for novel coronavirus.