Confirmed! First case of coronavirus in Catalunya/Spain

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This is the fourth case confirmed in Spain after the three patients detected in the Canary Islands.


The Department of Salut of the Generalitat confirmed on Tuesday the first case of coronavirus in Catalonia . This is the fourth case of Covid-19 confirmed in Spain after the two patients detected in the Canary Islands and one in Mallorca. The infected person is admitted to the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, ​​a reference center for contagious diseases. The secretary of Public Salut, Joan Guix, will give more details at a press conference at 4:30 pm this afternoon accompanied by the manager of Salut del Serut integral processes of Salut, Assumpta Ricard.

As reported by the Government, the Generalitat has activated the coronavirus protocol after a positive test was performed on a patient, resident in Barcelona and who had traveled in the last days to northern Italy. The National Center for Microbiology will practice the confirmation test in the next few hours.


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