【疫情速遞】港單日增4懷疑個案 武漢肺炎增至2死 台灣多4宗疑似病例
The case-patient is male, between the age of 30-39 years, living in Japan.
The case-patient travelled to Wuhan, China in late December and developed fever on 3 January 2020 while staying in Wuhan. He did not visit the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market or any other live animal markets in Wuhan. He has indicated that he was in close contact with a person with pneumonia.
On 6 January, he traveled back to Japan and tested negative for influenza when he visited a local clinic on the same day.
On 10 January 2020, due to his continued symptoms of cough, sore throat and fever, he visited a local hospital and was found to have abnormal chest x-ray with infiltrates. He was admitted to the hospital on the same day and had remained febrile until 14 January. On 14 January, his attending doctor notified the case to a local public health authority under the surveillance system for “Unidentified Serious Infectious Illness”.