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Coronavirus Has Spread To Every Continent Apart From Antarctica.

Kim Buckley
Kim Buckley

7:43 AM - 27 Feb 2020



The coronavirus outbreak has now spread to every continent - apart from Antarctica.

The World Health Organisation has said, for the first time, that the virus is now growing at a faster rate outside of China.

Two further patients in England have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the number of infected patients to 15.

In Tenerife, hundreds of people, including a number of Irish tourists, are in quarantine at a hotel.

Brazil is one of the latest countries to announce a case, while 400 people are known to have Covid-19 across Italy, following an outbreak in northern regions.

In the US, Donald Trump’s appointed his vice president to lead the country's response to coronavirus.

A person in California’s been diagnosed with Covid 19, and it seems they hadn't travelled abroad or been in contact with someone who had it.

Here at home, the HSE is stepping up its campaign on the virus.

Posters, leaflets and HSE staff will be at ports and airports over the coming weeks.

 

 



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