Wuhan coronavirus: First case confirmed in Belgium
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. ■