At 07:46 on Feb 7, an 8-year-old boy crossed the borders from China to Hong Kong. He then fell instantly ill and was rushed to the hospital’s isolation ward in an ambulance.
It is still unclear whether he is infected with the novel coronavirus.
According to the medical staff in Tuen Mun hospital, the boy’s family told the hospital he was being treated in a Fujian hospital and had to undergo intubation.
After hearing about the compulsory quarantine to take place in Hong Kong on Feb 8, they stopped the treatment and rushed him across the border at Shenzhen Bay, one of the three ports that are open.
The X-ray images of the boy’s lungs indicated that he suffered from severe pneumonia. He also has a condition of Congenital heart defect.
Source: Apple Daily