Canada has confirmed its first “presumptive” case of the deadly coronavirus in Toronto as the number of infections worldwide surpasses 1,400 cases.
Public health officials announced Saturday afternoon the confirmed case — a man in his 50s who had travelled to Wuhan, China — was found at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Hospital.
Within a day of his return, he became “quite ill,” said Barbara Yaffe, director of Communicable Disease Control & Associate Medical Officer of Health for Toronto Public Health.
The man is currently in stable condition, officials said.
More to come.
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