The epidemic situation in Hong Kong has further declined. Today (11th) there were 9,279 new confirmed cases, a slight decrease of 1.07% from yesterday (10th).
There were 262 imported cases.
3 new cases of new variant virus were added, and another 67 people died. The seven-day average death toll rose slightly to 66.7, with a total of 12,548 deaths. The seven-day average death rate rose to 0.475%, which has exceeded the cumulative total of 0.45%. The death rate hit a seven-month high.
In terms of confirmed children, a 3-month-old girl from Queen Elizabeth Hospital is in critical condition; an 8-year-old boy from Princess Margaret Hospital is in critical condition; and a 2-month-old girl from Princess Margaret Hospital is in serious condition.
Summary of today's epidemic situation:
-An increase of 9,279 confirmed cases, a slight decrease of 100 cases from yesterday.
- There were 262 imported cases, accounting for 2.82% of the overall case rate; compared with 24,012 airport arrivals on the same day, the confirmed rate was 1.09%, and the seven-day average rate was 1.26%.
- 67 new patients died, the 7-day average mortality rate was slightly 0.475%, the overall mortality rate remained at 0.45%, and the cumulative death toll was 12,548.
- Local cases with new mutant virus strains increased by 3, including 1 increase in XBB to 176 cases, and 2 cases in BQ1.1 to 201.
-A total of 4,539 confirmed cases of patients in public hospitals, including 377 newly confirmed patients, 33 more critical cases, 25 serious cases.
There were 9,279 new confirmed cases in Hong Kong today, 9,017 local cases, and 262 imported cases, accounting for 2.82% of the total cases.
There were 24,012 people entering the airport yesterday, and the confirmed diagnosis rate was 1.09%, a slight increase of 0.17 percentage points from yesterday.
The seven-day average number of imported confirmed cases was 302, and the seven-day average imported confirmed rate was 1.26%.
Since 2020, a total of 2,798,701 people have been infected in Hong Kong, and the number of confirmed cases is approaching 2.8 million.
Among the samples received by the Public Health Laboratory Service of the Department of Health for verification tests of local cases from January 2 to January 8, samples related to the BA.4/BA.5 substrain of the Omicron mutant virus accounted for about 47.90%.
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The Department of Health has not found any imported cases of new variant virus Omicron subtype variant strains. So far, a total of 227 cases of XBB (including one XBB.1.5), 6 cases of XBD, 8 cases of BA.2.75.2, 7 cases of BA.4.6, There were 13 cases of BF.7 and 38 cases of BQ.1.1 subfamily, while the local cases of XBB increased by 1 and BQ1.1 increased by 2.
At present, there are 176 cases of XBB, 18 cases of XBD, 1 case of BA.2.75.2, 30 cases of BF.7 and 201 cases of BQ.1.1 subtype.
Regarding schools, 1,092 new cases were reported from 620 schools, involving 937 students and 155 teaching staff.
In terms of residential institutions, 14 residential institutions have confirmed cases, among which 15 residents and 3 staff have been diagnosed.
The Hospital Authority announced that the current overall occupancy rate of medical beds in acute hospitals is about 114%.
4,539 confirmed patients were hospitalized in public hospitals yesterday.
Among the confirmed patients in hospital, 377 were newly confirmed patients, 2,495 needed to be admitted to isolation facilities, 710 were receiving oxygen therapy, and 78 needed ventilators to assist breathing.
The number of new hospital stays compared to the total number of hospital patients was 8.3%.
A total of 33 critical and 25 serious confirmed patients were newly reported. At present, a total of 207 critical and 206 serious confirmed patients are hospitalized, of which 51 critical patients are receiving intensive treatment.
The total number of new critical illnesses in a single day compared with the total number of new hospitalized patients was 15.4%.
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As of midnight today, 67 new deaths were reported, involving 39 men and 28 women, aged between 32 and 102, and 21 of them were from residential institutions.
As for vaccination, 13 people have no injection information, 5 people have received 4 injections, 38 have received 3 injections, 7 have received 2 injections, and 4 have received 1 injection.
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