The Macau government confirmed today the city’s 45th novel coronavirus (COVID-19) case, a 32-year-old male Macau resident.
He developed cough and fever symptoms on March 20, returning to Macau from Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on flight K6198 (seat 20D) on the evening of April 7.
His nasopharyngeal swab test samples came back positive today and he was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus.
The patient has been admitted to the isolation ward of Conde de S. Januário Hospital Centre for treatment. His current situation is normal.
Macau’s 45 confirmed COVID-19 cases includes 10 patients – seven tourists from Wuhan and three locals – who have been discharged from hospital. The other 35 cases, all of them imported, have been confirmed since March 15.
Macau’s first novel coronavirus case was registered on January 22.