Fri. Feb 28th, 2020

The eight-year-old boy admitted to the Balearic Islands is negative in coronavirus



The sample of the man isolated in the health center after confirming a viral load of coronavirus last week, has returned to give a positive result

The Department of Health and Consumer Affairs of the Balearic Islands announced on Tuesday that the analysis of the samples of the eight-year-old boy admitted to the University Hospital of Son Espases for coronavirus has been negative.

However, the sample of the man isolated in the health center after confirming a viral load of coronavirus last week, has returned to give a positive result after the analysis performed at the National Center for Microbiology of the Carlos III Health Institute. The samples of the analyzes of the woman and the daughters of the British patient resident in Marratxí have returned to give negative, after obtaining the same result this Saturday. Remember that both the child under 8, and the eldest daughter of the man, had tested positive for influenza B.

Given these results, the Department of Health has advanced that the man will continue to be admitted waiting for two consecutive negative results. In addition, from Salud they have asked for a “respect for privacy” of these five people. Likewise, he recalled that, in case of any doubt or symptom, the population can call the 061 health service. Answer. Meanwhile, the General Directorate of Public Health and Participation has confirmed that it is still working on “closing the contact list”, which it is advising “personally to transmit recommendations, and offer all the information they may need.”



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