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Hong Kong confirms another coronavirus case, bringing city total to 63


Hong Kong has affirmed another new instance of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, taking the aggregate to number of cases to 63, as indicated by the city's Department of Health and Hospital Authority. 

The recently affirmed persistent is 83-year-old female whose little girl and child in-law were affirmed to have been contaminated with the novel coronavirus on February 15, the office said in a Wednesday news meeting on Wednesday. 

Dr. Chuang Shuk-kwan, Head of the Communicable Disease Branch of the Center for Health Protection of the Department of Health said that the family had a feast together on January 29 and the patient's girl and child in-law (57th and 60th case) created indications on February 7 and 8. 

On February 15, the 83-year-old had a fall, broke her hip and was admitted to the orthopedic quarter of Tuen Mun Hospital, as indicated by Dr. Chuang. 

The next day she had a hip medical procedure and "as the specialist got mindful of the affirmed instances of her girl and her child in-law, a test was performed and the test outcome returned positive today," Dr. Chuang included. 

Her better half has additionally been tried for the novel coronavirus and his test outcomes are pending, Dr. Chuang said.

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