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Spain: Nearly one thousand quarantined after case of coronavirus confirmed in Tenerife hotel

Spain, Adeje
February 25, 2020 at 15:05 GMT +00:00 · Published

The regional government in the Canary Islands quarantined nearly a thousand people in the H10 Costa Adeje Palace hotel in Adeje after it was confirmed that a guest was infected with the novel coronavirus.

The patient is said to be an Italian doctor who came for vacation from Italy. He has already been placed in isolation with his partner at the hospital of Nuestra Senora de la Candelaria on the island.

Security forces were deployed at the hotel entrances to ensure that the quarantine is respected.

This is the third case of coronavirus confirmed in Spain, and as the in the previous two instances a foreign national tested positive.

The number of deaths from the coronavirus has increased to 2,707 worldwide, with more than 80,250 people infected, including 215 in Italy, the most affected country outside of Asia.

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The regional government in the Canary Islands quarantined nearly a thousand people in the H10 Costa Adeje Palace hotel in Adeje after it was confirmed that a guest was infected with the novel coronavirus.

The patient is said to be an Italian doctor who came for vacation from Italy. He has already been placed in isolation with his partner at the hospital of Nuestra Senora de la Candelaria on the island.

Security forces were deployed at the hotel entrances to ensure that the quarantine is respected.

This is the third case of coronavirus confirmed in Spain, and as the in the previous two instances a foreign national tested positive.

The number of deaths from the coronavirus has increased to 2,707 worldwide, with more than 80,250 people infected, including 215 in Italy, the most affected country outside of Asia.

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