12 February 2020 – COVID-19 patients must test negative twice and be clincally stable before discharge

Type of Intervention: Guidance
Sectors Involved: Health
Level of Jurisdiction: Special Administrative Region
Lead People/Agency: Hospital Authority Chief Manager (Patient Safety & Risk Management) Dr Sara Ho

Overview: Patient discharge criteria explained: patients infected with novel coronavirus must test negative for the virus twice and be clinically stable before they can be discharged
Full details here: https://www.news.gov.hk/eng/2020/02/20200212/20200212_180053_610.html?type=category&name=covid19&tl=t

Type of Justification: No justification given