Holidaymakers isolated at Portuguese hotel

in News · 18-03-2020 09:34:00 · 0 Comments

Holidaymakers at a hotel in Madeira are waiting for news after a fellow guest tested positive for the coronavirus and they were put in isolation.

The guest, a Dutch woman, arrived last Thursday and showed no symptoms of the virus.

Though this is the first coronavirus case on the island, Portugal already has 448 confirmed cases and reported its first death related to the outbreak on Monday. The government on Friday declared a “state of alert” until April 9 to combat the coronavirus.

Most of Portugal’s confirmed coronavirus cases are concentrated in northern and central regions.


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