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Spain: Hundreds remain quarantined in Tenerife hotel

Spain, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
February 27, 2020 at 20:32 GMT +00:00 · Published

At least 600 guests remain trapped in quarantine on Wednesday in Tenerife after a group of about 130 were allowed to leave the H10 Costa Hotel Adeje after they were cleared of coronavirus earlier in the day.

Medics and makeshift tents could be seen at the 4-star hotel, as masked staff members received supply deliveries and disinfected windows. Footages also shows the guests at the pool. They are not permitted to leave the facilities after an Italian doctor who had previously stayed there reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus.

Tenerife authorities issued an order to place the hotel guests under a 14-day quarantine. However, some who checked in the hotel after February 24 will reportedly be allowed to leave the hotel earlier.

According to the latest reports by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), at least 82,000 people have been infected by the COVID-19 so far and over 2,800 people have died. There have been 15 confirmed cases in Spain so far, with two of them having already recovered from the disease.

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At least 600 guests remain trapped in quarantine on Wednesday in Tenerife after a group of about 130 were allowed to leave the H10 Costa Hotel Adeje after they were cleared of coronavirus earlier in the day.

Medics and makeshift tents could be seen at the 4-star hotel, as masked staff members received supply deliveries and disinfected windows. Footages also shows the guests at the pool. They are not permitted to leave the facilities after an Italian doctor who had previously stayed there reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus.

Tenerife authorities issued an order to place the hotel guests under a 14-day quarantine. However, some who checked in the hotel after February 24 will reportedly be allowed to leave the hotel earlier.

According to the latest reports by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), at least 82,000 people have been infected by the COVID-19 so far and over 2,800 people have died. There have been 15 confirmed cases in Spain so far, with two of them having already recovered from the disease.

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