Friday 27 November, 2020

Guadeloupe records first coronavirus case



The first coronavirus case has been recorded in Guadeloupe. 

The patient is a 36-year-old woman.  

The Regional Health Agency (ARS) for Guadeloupe says the woman was detected yesterday (March 12) after returning from a cruise with her loved ones.  

Reports state her family had stayed in Haute-Savoie a few days in the week preceding this cruise.  

The patient arrived directly at the infectious diseases department of the Guadeloupe University Hospital accompanied by her husband and daughter as well as a friend.  

ARS Guadeloupe says at this time her state of health does not require that she be kept at hospital and she will be subject to confinement and regular monitoring.  

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