The Balearic government has today (Friday) activated the protocol for a suspected case of coronavirus. Altogether, three people are understood to have been taken into care, two of them are being kept separately from the man under suspicion of harbouring the deadly disease.
The man admitted to Son Espases Hospital is said to be displaying symptoms and is understood to have been in contact with a person believed to have coronavirus, this hasn’t been confirmed yet. Detailed tests are currently ongoing to determine if this person is carrying the virus which has now killed over 722, infections are reported to more than 31,000 now.
The patient is in an isolation area at Son Espases. Under the protocol, all hospitals in the Balearics have created isolation units for suspected coronavirus cases.
A statement from the Balearics health service says that the patient is a resident of Marratxi and was in contact with a person in the UK, who could have coronavirus.