Two were reported at the end of 2013. Going from date of confirmation, there have been 3 confirmed cases in one month, which include 2 deaths:
Date of Report: 12/2/13
Name: Tri Mawarti 36(F)
From: Hong Kong. Indonesian domestic helper
Adm: 11/27 Queen Mary Hospital
Adm: 11/29 transferred to ICU
Sym’s on Adm: Shortness of breath, cough
Status: Serious (12/9 update) fever subsided, no longer needs ECMO treatment.
Notes: Traveled to Shenzhen, Longgang District, contact with live poultry. Domestic worker form Indonesia. Woman cannot clearly identify source of poultry.
139 Cases, 45 deaths. (Nov. 6th statement).
11/17 – Traveled to Shenzhen to buy live chicken @ market, slaughtering & cooking for employers’ flat @ Palatial Coast, Tuen Mun.
12/5 Update: 17 contacts sent to Lady McLehose Holiday Village in Sai Kung for quarantine (1st time procedure has been activated since SARS outbreak in 2003). Among 17 are 2 employers & 8 family members, including 2 sons aged 10 & 13 and parents aged 78 & 80 who live with them. 10 family members and helper’s 33yo friend who accompanied her to Shenzhen have tested negative. 4 of the 10 have upper respiratory sym’s. 6 patients @ same ward as helper at Tuen Mun Hospital are waiting to be tested. 2 private Drs in Tuen Mun have to be tested.
12/6 update: Case Tested 3 times before positive reading.
200 under observation.
12/9 Update: 17 close contacts test neg. 11 have completed quarantine, 6 remain isolated.
12/9 Update: No contacts have tested positive. 5 close contacts are in quarantine.
1/5/14 Update: Expected to be discharged soon
Date of Report: 12/6/13
From: Fu Yong Xin He District, Shenzhen
Adm: 11/13 – 29 Shenzhen Bao’an District People’s Hosp.
Adm: 12/3 - transferred to Princess Margaret Hospital.
Sym’s on arrival: no fever.
Status: 12/9 Stable
12/3 arrived HK w/3 family members via Shenzhen Bay Port & took taxi to Tuen Mun Hospital & was adm for chronic illness
12/6: developed fever & put in isolation
Family members who accompanied him remain unsymptomatic.
Taxi Driver & his 3 family members (1 man & 2 women) on 12/3 to contact hotline.
Contact tracing underway.
12/8 update: critical condition. 7 of the 19 were moved from Princess Margaret Hospital to a quarantine centre set up at the Lady MacLehose Holiday Village in Sai Kung. The rest remain in the hospital in Kwai Chung.
1 or 2 of 19 had mild sym’s of upper resp. tract infetion.
Experts believe some chickens in Shenzhen had been infected with the virus.
12/9 update: 19 close contacts tested neg (include 13 adm to Tuen Mun Hosp & given Tamiflu; 5 family member @ Princ. Marg. Hosp. asymptomatic; Taxi Driver @ Princ. Marg. asymp.) 130 others tested negative.
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Date of Report: 1/8/14
Name: 65(M) [possible contact case 31(M)]
From: Sham Shui Po,
1/1 & 1/2: Luohu Dist. Shenzhen,
Onset: 1/3/14 cough, fever, shortness of breath
Adm: 1/7 ICU Queen Mary Hospital
Note: Co-morbidities. Been to Shenzhen Luohu District on Jan. 1-2. (confirmed case 31M from same area.)
Visited market on January 1, did not enter.
Wife in quarantine, no symptoms.
Update: 1/9 – 1 family member, 4 patients from same cubicle @ Queen Mary Hosp. put on Tamiflu. 90 other contacts; 5 of those developed non-specific sym’s, 3 of which were negative, 2 are pending.