B.Care Medical Center confirms, new Coronavirus patient confirmed on 26 February 2020 is a grandpa who went to Hokkaido, Japan. The grandpa came to the hospital with flu-like symptoms and when asked if he had a history of traveling to Japan, grandpa said no. When the situation started to get worse and doctors started to suspect the grandpa finally admitted to his latest holiday. As soon as the real facts came out the patient was considered a patient under investigation and was moved in a negative pressure room. A PCR for COVID-19 confirmed that he was detected for the virus. The patient has now been transferred to a government hospital.
As a result of grandpa’s cover-up, there are many affected by reckless behavior. There are 30 personnel including doctors, nurses, and employees at the hospital at risk and all have been sent in for PCRs and blood tests for the Antibody of the virus. The tests have come out negative but all at risk must be tested again in 7-14 days and all have been sent into self-quarantine. Following regulations by the Department of Disease Control, the hospital is now in the deep cleaning process.
The grandma and grandchild have also been infected with the Coronavirus. The child tested positive after attending school for 1 full day. Not only is the hospital affected, but the school has also ordered a temporary shutdown and finals have been rescheduled. Grandpa and Grandma flew back to Thailand with AirAsia X on flight XJ621 from Sapporo-Don Muang on 20 February 2020. The airline Thai AirAsia X has ordered the aircraft flight to be deep cleaned. All crew members and related airline employees that have come into contact with the elderly couple on the flight have been ordered to test whether they are infected and to take 14 days off as a safety measure.
FB Caption: The grandma and grandchild have also been infected with the Coronavirus. The child tested positive after attending school for 1 full day.
Source: INN News, Khaosod, Nation