Coronavirus update

Coronavirus update:

9.40: Mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi announced first case of Coronavirus in the Alpes Maritimes. A 23-year-old fashion student from Cannes who had just returned from Milan and is now hospitalized in Nice.

10:00: In Hong Kong, a dog tested positive for coronavirus and was placed in quarantine.

The animal has no symptoms of the disease - and there is no evidence that cats or dogs could transmit the virus to humans - but the positive samples taken from the animal resulted in his quarantine.

10:10: Man with coronavirus in Montpellier shows "no sign of seriousness"

According to the mayor of Montpellier, Philippe Saurel, this "isolated case" concerns a man living in the city center who was returning from Italy and went himself to the hospital, where he was taken care of.

10:15: Switzerland bans all major events

10.25am: A first case of coronavirus in Lithuania

It is a 39-year-old woman who returned from Verona, Italy, and has mild symptoms. She was isolated in hospital and her family members are under medical supervision.

10.45 am: Easyjet decides to cancel "certain flights", especially from or to Italy

The airline explains that it made this decision because of “weakening demand to and from our bases in northern Italy” due to the coronavirus, and “slowing demand” in others European markets.

11:25 am: Two new cases in Haute-Savoie

The village of La Balme-de-Sillingy (Haute-Savoie), where four people were already infected with the coronavirus, has two new cases, according to its mayor François Daviet.

The six patients "participated on February 15 in an electoral meeting that brought together 120 people in the neighboring town of Mésigny," All are hospitalized in Annecy.

11:40 am: The Geneva Motor Show is canceled due to the coronavirus

In the wake of the ban on major events announced by Switzerland.

 

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