The first coronavirus detected in a citizen of Ukraine

A new type of Chinese coronavirus was first discovered in a citizen of Ukraine, reports on The Mainichi.

One of the Ukrainians aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan confirmed infection with a new type of coronavirus.

According to the Japanese Ministry of Health, the patient now has no serious symptoms of the disease. The disease was discovered in one citizen of Ukraine and four Filipinos. All of them are members of the crew. Another infected – a resident of Hong Kong with US citizenship. Patients were evacuated from the ship and hospitalized.

According to Nhk, an infected Ukrainian is a 20-year-old crew member.

It was previously reported that the Diamond Princess liner was quarantined at the port of Yokohama after one of its passengers was found to have the 2019-nCoV coronavirus.


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