New Coronavirus Confirmed Male Infection in Brazil First February 27 5:26 in Latin America

The Brazilian government has announced that a 61-year-old man living in Sao Paulo who has returned from Italy on a business trip has been infected with the new coronavirus. This is the first time that infection has been confirmed in Latin America.

The Brazilian Ministry of Health announced on Friday that it had confirmed that a 61-year-old man living in the largest city of Sao Paulo was infected with the new coronavirus.

The man traveled to Lombardy in northern Italy on the 9th of this month and returned on the 21st.

This is the first case in Central and South America where the patient complained of fever and sore throat after returning to Japan and was examined at a hospital.

Male symptoms are mild and she is currently being treated at home and isolated.

In Brazil, carnivals are currently taking place throughout the country.

During the period, 36 million people including tourists from home and abroad are expected to participate, so the Brazilian government has strengthened measures such as stricter inspection at the time of entry for travelers from China, Japan, Italy, etc. Is.