Hong Kong influenza A/H1N1 death toll rises to 80
Hong Kong has reported one more death case from A/H1N1 influenza, said the Hospital Authority on Thursday, bringing the city's death toll to 80.
A 58-year-old man with diabetes mellitus was sent to Princess Margaret Hospital's Accident and Emergency Department at midnight on April 11 after collapsing at home and was certified dead on arrival.
The hospital was informed by the Center for Health Protection of Hong Kong on Wednesday that the test result of the patient was positive for A/H1N1 influenza.
The case was reported to the Hospital Authority Head Office and Center for Health Protection.