Coronovirus: Eight British Citizens Now Affected Globally

Eight British citizens have been tested positive of the deadly coronavirus.

The latest is a British father-of-two tested positive in Majorca.  He caught the killer bug in France late last month, but only developed symptoms on return to his Palma home on the Spanish island.

According to Tests done by regional health officials on the 46-year-old’s wife and two daughters, aged seven and 10, they all came back negative.

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“The results have confirmed the man admitted to Son Espases Hospital on Friday does have coronavirus.

“His wife and two daughters have tested negative and are asymptomatic at present. A study of other people who could have come into contact with the man has begun,” the Balearics’ regional health authority said in a statement.

The local authorities got to know of the situation after the 46-year-old British, who lives in Marratxi near Palma, sought help after coming into contact in France with someone later diagnosed with coronavirus.

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It is believed that he got infected with the virus, after flying back to Majorca by plane after his January 25 to 29 trip to France.

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