19 people in Ontario are being investigated for corona virus after 1 case confirmed, 1 presumed.
According to the CBC News website, it says the Ontario associate chief medical officer says ‘We’re being extra, extra cautious about this”.
Passengers and people waiting to pick them up are wearing masks at Toronto Pearson International Airport on Sunday.
Canada’s first case of a new strain of corona virus has been officially confirmed, Ontario health officials said Monday, as they announced the patient’s wife has also contracted the illness.
Another 19 people in the province are also under investigation for possible infection, said Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s chief medical officer.
The couple had traveled to Wuhan, China, and recently returned to Toronto.
The woman has been in self-isolation at home since they arrived, Williams said.
The Corona viruses are a group of viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds.
In humans, the virus causes respiratory infections which are typically mild but, in rare cases, can be lethal.
This virus can be in cows and pigs they may cause diarrhea, while in chickens it can cause an upper respiratory disease.
Story Courtesy of the CBC News.