GOVT CLEARS AIR ON ADMITTED CHINESE

Government has dismissed reports that a Chinese national admitted to University Teaching Hospital -UTH- is a suspected Coronavirus patient.Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya says the Chinese national was taken to UTH just as a safety precaution to protect the public, adding that coronavirus has been ruled out in the case.His comments come after a Chinese national was rushed to the University Teaching Hospital for treatment, from the Kenneth Kaunda airport today with flu like symptoms.Dr. Chilufya says heightened surveillance at entry points in Zambia will ensure the country continues to be safeguarded from the deadly coronavirus.Dr Chilufya says this may result in serious probe into any one displaying some symptoms similar of the virus.The minister has since called on members of the public to desist from alarming reports over the Coronavirus issue as it can cause public distress unnecessarily.The Chinese national who is admitted at the institution had not traveled to China recently. Post Views: 12
News Source: ZNBC

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