OREANDA-NEWS. The Ministry of Health of Singapore reported that the first case of coronavirus infection, which was detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan, was registered.

According to the agency, the infected person is a 66 year old resident of Wuhan who came to Singapore with a group of nine people on January 20. He was hospitalized on January 22, and now the patient in a stable condition is in the isolation ward. It is clarified that he had a fever and cough. Other members of the group were quarantined. They are expected to be monitored for two weeks.

In addition, a 53 year old Chinese woman from Wuhan was hospitalized in Singapore. A preliminary test for a new coronavirus showed a positive result. Now physicians are waiting for confirmation of the test.