(Fighting against New Coronary Pneumonia) Hong Kong adds 5,308 new positive cases of new corona virus

  China News Agency, Hong Kong, August 13 (Reporter Han Xingtong) The Center for Health Protection of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government Department of Health announced on the 13th that as of 0:00 that day, there were 5,308 new positive cases of the new coronavirus in Hong Kong.

  Of the new cases, 5,148 were local cases, of which 1,839 were nucleic acid test-positive cases and 3,309 were rapid test-positive cases reviewed by nucleic acid tests.

There are another 160 imported cases.

  Zhang Zhujun, director of the Infectious Diseases Division of the Centre for Health Protection, said that in the past day, three new deaths have been reported, and a total of 9,349 deaths have been recorded in Hong Kong's fifth wave of the epidemic so far.

  Kwan Wai-min, Chief Administrative Manager (Medical Effectiveness and Technology Management) of the Hong Kong Hospital Authority, announced that there are currently 1,604 confirmed patients in hospital, of which 220 are newly confirmed patients.