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    Health confirms in La Gomera the first case of coronavirus in Spain

    The patient, of German nationality, is admitted and isolated in a hospital of the island

    (Canary Islands, gvdh)


    The National Center for Microbiology (CNM) has confirmed this Friday night the first positive in Spain for the Wuhan coronavirus , which has already left 259 dead and more than 11,000 affected worldwide. The Ministry of Health has informed that it is one of five samples that it had received from La Gomera. The patient is admitted and isolated in the Hospital Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe on the island.

    The protocol was activated after an alert from the Ministry of Health so that two tourists who had been in contact in Germany with a patient diagnosed with a coronavirus 2019-nCoV infection were located in La Gomera. Once located, it was extended to three other people with whom they were living on the island, according to the Canarian Government, which added that the symptoms of all of them are mild.

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    The first positive case of this disease in Spain has coincided with the return to the country of the 21 Spaniards trapped in Wuhan , who landed this Friday after 18.40 at the Torrejón de Ardoz airport in Madrid. All of them have arrived tonight in a bus to the Gómez Ulla military hospital in the capital, under the Ministry of Defense, where they will remain for 14 days on the 17th floor of the center. Health professionals have received a specific course to attend them.
    El paciente, de nacionalidad alemana, se encuentra ingresado y aislado en un centro hospitalario de la isla
    Last edited by tetano; February 29, 2020, 07:14 AM.
    “Addressing chronic disease is an issue of human rights – that must be our call to arms"
    Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief The Lancet

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  • #2
    Google Translation:

    The case of coronavirus in Germany, which is at the origin of the contagion of La Gomera, surprises experts

    The number of affected people it has generated is higher than it has been normal so far.

    The case is being followed "with great interest" by experts, due to the large number of new infections it has generated, above average.

    Faced with a contagion rate of 2 people for each infected, the Chinese woman who was in Germany has already caused at least 7-8 cases, although there are 5 that have occurred directly. In addition, it occurred when the Chinese patient showed still very mild symptoms of the disease. "Apparently it is a rare situation, but we have to assess it, and with what we learn from here we can assess other similar situations",....

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    https://www.abc.es/sociedad/abci-cas...1_noticia.html

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    • #3
      https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/09/coro...eath-toll.html
      5:20 pm: Spain confirms British man as its second case of coronavirus


      Spain’s National Microbiology Center has confirmed its second case of coronavirus, a British male who reportedly came into contact with someone in France who was carrying the deadly virus. The patient, along with his two children and wife, have been under observation in Mallorca. The wife and children tested negative for the disease, Reuters reported on Sunday.
      “The only security we have is our ability to adapt."

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      • #4
        Salut analyzes the people with whom the British contacted with coronavirus in Mallorca

        02/09/2020
        Excerpt:

        Salut Pública has reported this Sunday on how the British man who has tested positive for coronavirus in Mallorca is . The man, according to the result of the analysis provided by the Microbiology Center, has a low virus load , so "the capacity for infection will also be", as reported by the director general of Public Health of the Govern, Maria Antònia Font, together with the Minister of Health, Patricia Gómez, the head of Virology of the health center, Jordi Reina, and the Internal Medicine, Javier Murillas.
        -snip-

        At a press conference they have reported that the man arrived on a flight, which stopped in Barcelona. The patient, they have insisted, will remain admitted and isolated until the analyzes confirm the negative.

        From the Center for Microbiology, they have also explained this Sunday that the man was in a ski resort , in a group trip, when the infection occurred. It should be remembered that it had already been reported that the infection occurred in France.

        The woman and daughters of the affected have been negative in the analyzes performed. It should be remembered that one of the girls did confirm that she suffered a flu. Despite these results, they will be subjected to analysis again in the coming days.

        https://www.ultimahora.es/noticias/l...-mallorca.html

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        • #5
          Source: https://www.eldia.es/sociedad/2020/0...s/1054633.html

          Tenerife records the third case of coronavirus in Spain
          Health activates the coronavirus protocol after a first positive in an Italian citizen
          eldia.es 24.02.2020 | 21:40

          An Italian tourist tests positive for coronavirus in Tenerife. The case has been detected in Adeje, as it was known on Monday and has been confirmed by the Ministry of Health of the Canary Islands Government.
          The tourist, a doctor by profession, apparently a man who could have arrived in Tenerife this week from the Italian region of Lombardy, has tested positive for coronavirus tests, becoming the third case of coronavis confirmed in Spain. The area of ​​Lombardy in which seven people have already died from coronavirus.

          The tourist went to the health services affirming that he could be infected by the coronavirus. Although after doing the interview, it was initially understood that it could be a negative case, the tests were conducted on the afternoon of this Monday at the University Hospital Nuestra Señora de Candelaria that confirmed the case. The Italian doctor was already isolated in recent days by not ruling out contagion.

          The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands, through the General Directorate of Public Health, reports that the protocol established by coronavirus has been activated. The protocol establishes the obligation to perform second tests at the National Center for Microbiology of the Carlos III Health Institute. The citizen is isolated and under sanitary control.


          The president of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, has informed through his official Twitter account that the corresponding protocol was activated during the afternoon of this evening.


          Cases in Spain

          Malaga: the two patients admitted to isolation chambers when they came to the emergency room with a flu picture after having recently traveled to northern Italy have tested positive for influenza A and all the samples analyzed have been negative for coronavirus, as confirmed by health sources.
          Asturias: The Principality of Asturias has activated the protocol of action against the coronavirus on Monday after detecting a possible case in a 25-year-old woman who has admitted about 10:00 pm at the Central University Hospital of Asturias (HUCA) returning from a trip by Italy, as confirmed by health sources. These same sources have informed that in hours the result of the tests will be known.
          Ávila: the patient for whom the coronavirus protocol has been activated has tested positive for influenza B, reported the Territorial Delegation of the Board. The young woman is "in isolation at home", as the protocol marks, in the absence of receiving the coronavirus result from the reference laboratory.
          Navarra: the analyzes carried out by the Department of Health of the Government of Navarra have ruled out the preliminary suspicion of coronavirus in seven patients related to the outbreak in Italy. In addition, on Tuesday the results related to two more recent cases of similar characteristics will be known, as reported by the Government of Navarre through a statement.
          Mallorca: The island registered the second case in Spain, confirming that the man admitted at the beginning of the month was affected by coronavirus 2019-nCoV. He remains isolated in the hospital while his wife and daughters have turned negative and are currently asymptomatic.
          La Gomera: It should be remembered that in the Canary Islands, specifically in La Gomera, the first confirmed case of this disease was detected in Spain, a tourist who has already been discharged.

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          • #6
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            Coronavirus in Spain: an Italian doctor tests positive in the Canary Islands and there are four cases under study

            LAURA TARDÓN
            Madrid
            REBECA PANIAGUA
            Tenerife
            Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 00:14

            An Italian doctor from the region of Lombardy who was on vacation in Tenerife has tested positive for coronavirus in the south of the island. The Ministry of Health of the Canary Islands Government has activated the protocol after learning that the tests performed on this tourist confirmed the first positive. The analyzes have been carried out at the Nuestra Señora de La Candelaria University Hospital with kits supplied by the Ministry of Health. It is expected that throughout this Tuesday, a second test will be carried out at the National Center for Microbiology of the Carlos III Health Institute.

            At the moment, following the protocol, the Italian tourist is isolated in a health center in the south of Tenerife, specifically in the Quirón Sur de Adeje Clinic. The patient is under sanitary control and has good health.

            According to sources of the counseling, the tourist voluntarily showed up at a health center on the Island and asked to have the tests done because he was suspected of being affected. As he indicated to the health personnel in the questionnaire that was made, he did not believe he had been infected by having been in direct contact with a coronavirus patient.

            This is the second case of coronavirus recorded in the Canary Islands, after the positive of a German tourist who traveled to La Gomera and was infected in his country. That patient has already been discharged.

            In coordination with the Ministry of Health, the same protocol has been activated in the Canary Islands that has been put in place before other suspicious cases in other parts of Spain. The Ministry of Health has activated a toll-free telephone line 900 112 061 from which a Nursing team, under the coordination of the Canary Islands Emergency Service (SUC), will respond to requests from citizens for information on prevention measures, possibilities of contagion and false concepts related to the virus.

            This infected is the third case that is registered in Spain, although to date on all occasions the patients have turned out to be foreigners. The second case was a Briton who was in the Balearic Islands. Now the health authorities will have to trace the steps of this Italian citizen to know if there could have been more infections.
            ...
            https://www.elmundo.es/ciencia-y-sal...b6b8b4657.html
            "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
            -Nelson Mandela

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            • #7
              Around 1,000 people in lockdown after Tenerife hotel is struck by coronavirus

              febr 25 2020


              An Italian man has tested positive for coronavirus in Tenerife in the Canary Islands, the region’s health authorities said on Monday. Spanish media including El Mundo reported the man was an Italian doctor on holiday in Spain.

              There are also reports that 1,000 people at the H10 Costa Adeje Palace hotel where he was staying, and popular with British tourists, have been put into quarantine. Police have been seen outside making sure nobody enters or leaves and phone calls to the hotel have gone answered.

              The patient is currently being kept in isolation and his test results will be sent to Madrid for a second analysis, as per Spain’s protocol in suspected coronavirus cases, the Canary Islands’ health authorities said in a statement.



              See also: https://www.express.co.uk/news/world...je-Palace-in-A
              An Italian doctor, believed to be from the region of Italy where there is a coronavirus outbreak, has tested positive for the illness.
              “Addressing chronic disease is an issue of human rights – that must be our call to arms"
              Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief The Lancet

              ~~~~ Twitter:@GertvanderHoek ~~~ GertvanderHoek@gmail.com ~~~

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              • #8
                febr 25 2020

                During the night he also had the confirmation of a case in Tenerife , in the Canary Islands: he is a doctor from the areas of Italy affected by the coronavirus. The tourist began to feel sick while on vacation and went to the Quiron clinic in southern Tenerife, where he was hospitalized and isolated after being tested positive for the coronavirus test. And now there are a thousand in quarantine.
                 A Hong Kong scuole chiuse fino al 20 aprile. Nella Corea del Sud 9 mrti. Mille in quarantena per il turista delle Canarie
                “Addressing chronic disease is an issue of human rights – that must be our call to arms"
                Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief The Lancet

                ~~~~ Twitter:@GertvanderHoek ~~~ GertvanderHoek@gmail.com ~~~

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                • #9
                  Source: https://www.lavanguardia.com/vida/20...-cataluna.html

                  Confirmed the first case of coronavirus in Catalonia
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                  This is the fifth case confirmed in Spain after the three patients detected in the Canary Islands and one in Mallorca

                  Redacción, Barcelona
                  02/25/2020 15:25 | Updated on 02/25/2020 3:43 PM

                  The Department of Salut of the Generalitat has confirmed the first case of coronavirus in Catalonia. This is the fifth case confirmed in Spain after the three patients detected in the Canary Islands and one in Mallorca. 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.

                  Shortly before confirming this new case, the Government has called for tranquility in the face of the coronavirus crisis and has ensured that it will act with “moderation, proportionality and transparency” by offering citizens correct medical and technical information at all times.

                  This was stated by the first vice president, Carmen Calvo, and the spokeswoman for the Executive, María Jesús Montero, at the press conference after the Council of Ministers and after the Interministerial Commission on the coronavirus was held, which Pedro Sánchez chaired on Tuesday. Fourteen ministries are part of this Commission, to which the Minister of Health, Salvador Illa, today transferred the latest data on the situation of the epidemic at national and international level.










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                  • #10

                    Coronavirus: Canary Islands hotel locked down after Italian tests positive
                    ...
                    Feb. 25, 2020, 10:54 AM CST
                    By Matthew Mulligan, Yuliya Talmazan and Caroline Radnofsky

                    A hotel on Spain's Canary Islands was put on lockdown on Tuesday after an Italian guest tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to the Associated Press and another guest.
                    ...
                    "The result of the first tests carried out in the Canary Islands is positive, and tomorrow they will be done again in Madrid," Torres said, adding that the patient has been placed in isolation.

                    Later Tuesday, Torres said the wife of the guest who initially tested positive had also been infected.
                    ...
                    https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/c...itive-n1142311
                    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
                    -Nelson Mandela

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                    • #11
                      Translation Google

                      The coronavirus arrives in Madrid: first case, a 24-year-old patient

                      VICENTE RUIZ
                      Madrid
                      Updated Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 10:58 p.m.

                      The Community of Madrid has certified the first case of coronavirus in the capital. This is a 24-year-old patient who was traveling in Italy. The sanitary equipment went to his home to take samples and has left positive.

                      It is in good condition and has been transferred to Carlos III Hospital. The Ministry of Health of the Community of Madrid has sent the samples to the National Center for Microbiology for confirmation in a second analysis, as confirmed by the Ministry of Health.

                      Early Wednesday, it is expected that the Ministry of Health convene the media to give the relevant explanations on this new case.

                      Throughout this Tuesday there are already four confirmed cases in Spain: the woman of the Italian doctor who tested positive in Tenerife, one patient in Barcelona and another in Castellón.

                      During this Tuesday, in addition, the Community of Madrid had carried out analysis at least three other people, who nevertheless gave negative throughout the afternoon.

                      This is the first case registered in the Community, and this Tuesday was the day on which the virus has jumped to the Peninsula, since the two cases that were known weeks ago (and already discharged) occurred in the Canary Islands and the Balearic Islands

                      https://www.elmundo.es/ciencia-y-sal...d3b8b45f7.html
                      "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
                      -Nelson Mandela

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                      • #12
                        Source: https://www.elmundo.es/ciencia-y-sal...c318b47e1.html

                        Coronavirus, last minute | First local contagion: the sick man from Seville had not traveled to the affected areas
                        SARA POLO
                        Madrid
                        MARIFÉ VELASCO
                        Madrid
                        Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 6:32 PM

                        Spain already has ten cases of coronavirus and the deaths in Italy increase to 12. Follow the latest news from Covid-19 live.
                        Coronavirus, last minute | Madrid confirms a second case EL MUNDO

                        Reportage. Coronavirus: contagion math to keep calm in the midst of chaos
                        Internet. Up to 1,000 euros for a mask, the fear of Coronavirus in Spain makes Amazon the wild west

                        Spain has ten cases of coronaviruses, all related to the outbreak in northern Italy. On Tuesday night the first contagion of Covid-19 in Madrid was confirmed, and this Wednesday a second infected in the capital and another in Catalonia have been confirmed, adding to the seven positives in Tenerife, Barcelona, ​​Castellón and Seville. Meanwhile, Italy is shielded from the expansion of the coronavirus, with more than 370 sick people and 12 fatalities.

                        The international panic for the coronavirusamenaza to the economy while the market of masks and health products lives its August. Follow the last hour of the coronavirus epidemic minute by minute.
                        18:25 The patient of Seville has not traveled to risk areas

                        The man admitted to Seville has not been in any area affected by the coronavirus, it is the first local infection in Spain, reports Teresa López-Pavón See, investigating where it has been infected.
                        18:15 Stealing masks

                        The fear of the spread of the coronavirus has caused that the masks are practically exhausted in the pharmacies of Madrid. The high cost and the worry about the spread of the pathogen have caused robberies like the one suffered by the Infanta Leonor Hospital. The center has been forced to replace the stolen material with an urgent purchase. "They have had to buy more units, but prices have gone up," they say at the health center. The full text here...

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                        • #13
                          Source: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2020/.../#.XleqBkNryik

                          Two new cases of Coronavirus detected in Madrid and one in Valencia raises the total in Spain to 14
                          By Tony Winterburn -
                          27 February 2020 @ 12:21

                          Madrid and Valencia have confirmed a total of three new cases of infection of the Coronavirus.

                          Spain has registered 14 positives in just three days which add to the first two infected, who were earlier discharged. It has been discovered a few days ago that it is possible to get infected twice after a Japanese woman thought to be cured has the disease again!

                          Of the new infected, four are from Tenerife, four in Madrid, two in Barcelona, ​​one in La Gomera, one in Valencia, one in Castellón and one in Seville...

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                          • #14
                            Source: https://www.lavanguardia.com/vida/20...catalunya.html

                            Third case of coronavirus in Catalonia

                            It is trtata of a 22-year-old woman from Tenerife who traveled to northern Italy and is isolated in the Hospital Clínic
                            The Department of Salut has confirmed a third imported case of coronavirus in Catalonia. This is a woman, 22 years old and Tenerife, who went to the Italian city of Milan, between February 19 and 25, the day she traveled to Barcelona. Once in the city, the woman went to the Hospital Clínic, where she is isolated in a mild state when confirming that she has Covid-19.

                            At this time, close contacts that the woman has been able to maintain are being studied and, following the protocol, once identified, they will be advised of home isolation with active surveillance by public health services.

                            Meanwhile, the other two imported cases of coronavirus evolve well. They are a young man, from Barcelona and 22 years old, who had gone to Milan between February 22 and 25 and a 36-year-old woman, of Italian nationality and resident in Barcelona, ​​who traveled to the Italian cities of Bergamo and Milan, between on February 12 and 22. None of the three cases is related...

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                            • #15
                              Spain reports first locally transmitted coronavirus case

                              A man in the Madrid region is in serious condition as the national tally rises to 17, confirming suspicions that the virus had been circulating for days without being detected


                              A 62-year-old man who has been in a Seville hospital for pneumonia since February 20 has been confirmed as the first case of local Covid-19 contagion registered in Spain. The diagnosis is highly significant as it confirms the suspicions of many specialists after the spike in coronavirus cases in Italy: “The virus has been circulating for several days in Spain and we hadn’t detected it,” said the head of infectious diseases at a major Spanish hospital earlier this week.

                              The patient, who is being treated at the Virgen del Rocío hospital in Seville, is from nearby Huelva and has not left Spain in recent weeks, according to the regional government, who suggested that a “meeting held in Málaga” could have been the origin of his infection.

                              By Thursday afternoon a total of 17 cases had been reported in Spain. Of these, 15 were detected this week after hospitals adopted new criteria and began testing pneumonia patients for Covid-19.

                              One patient in the Madrid region is reported to be in serious condition, with the other cases described as mild. The most severe case is a 77-year-old with pre-existing medical conditions who is being treated in a hospital in Torrejón de Ardoz, in the east of Madrid.
                              A man in the Madrid region is in serious condition as the national tally rises to 17, confirming suspicions that the virus had been circulating for days without being detected
                              “Addressing chronic disease is an issue of human rights – that must be our call to arms"
                              Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief The Lancet

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