First suspected coronavirus case registered in Honduras – Health authorities


MOSCOW – The first suspected case of the novel coronavirus has been registered in Honduras, Sputnik news agency quoted the Heraldo portal report that cited the health authorities.

According to the portal, a 48-year-old female tourist landed at Toncontin Airport. She flew from Los Angeles with a transfer in Honduras. She reportedly was recently on vacation in Taiwan.

The woman showed symptoms such as cough, runny nose, and sneezing, so the tourist was sent to a specialised hospital in the capital of Honduras, Tegucigalpa, where she is now under surveillance.

According to a deputy health minister, if the test results after 48 hours confirm the disease, the woman will be isolated.