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Wuhan coronavirus: First case confirmed in Belgium

Christian Fernsby |
Belgium has confirmed the first case of the new coronavirus in its territory, local media reported today.

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Topics: WUHAN    CORONAVIRUS    BELGIUM   

The patient is one of nine Belgian citizens who were evacuated from Wuhan, China on Sunday.

The repatriated were immediately quarantined and tested for coronavirus in a military hospital close to Brussels.

Only one of them was diagnosed positive and was transferred to the capital's St Peter’s Hospital.

“Other infections can’t arise from this case.

“The patient is isolated, will be quarantined for two weeks and recover in a few days," virologist Marc Van Ranst told Belgian media outlet VRT Nieuws.


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