Chile confirms second case of coronavirus

    SANTIAGO, CHILE - MARCH 03: President of Chile Sebastián Piñera speaks during a press conference to confirm the first case of COVID19 Coronavirus in Chile at Palacio de la Moneda on March 3, 2020 in Santiago, Chile. The 33 year old pacient at Talca Hospital is evolving favorably and will be sent home. (Photo by Sebastián Vivallo Oñate/Agencia Makro/Getty Images)

    A second case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Chile, according to Chile’s Ministry of Health.

    The 33-year-old patient who tested positive for the novel coronavirus is a relative of the person who was the first confirmed case of coronavirus in the country. They had both recently traveled to various countries in Southeast Asia as well as Spain.

    According to authorities, the patient is in good health and will be monitored in isolation at their home.

    Source: CNN News


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