What is the average age of death linked to COVID-19 in Hong Kong?
Dear Department of Health,
According to Worldometers, Hong Kong has had 210 total deaths linked to COVID-19. Could you please advise whether or not this number is accurate. If not, please advise the actual cumulative number of deaths linked to COVID-19.
Also, could you please advise the average age of those deaths, and the age distribution is for those deaths.
Code on Access to Information
Thank you for your email.
2. Information on the age and discharge status of COVID-19
confirmed cases (e.g. hospitalized/ discharged home/ deceased) provided by
the Hospital Authority is accessible at the COVID-19 website at
3. The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) does not have information
on the cause of death of the cases, e.g. whether the death of the case was
caused by other illness/ conditions.
Miss Constance LAM
for Director of Health