After China and Malaysia, now Australia has confirmed four coronavirus cases on Saturday. More Cases to expect as Australia is a popular destination for Chinese tourists says the country’s chief health official.
The first patient detects in Australia is a 50-year-old man who travels back from Wuhan to Melbourne in the month of Jan. He was in Wuhan when the outbreak took place.
Victoria Health Minister Jenny Mikakos told journalists. She said, “It is important to stress that there is no cause for alarm to the community.”
Angie Bone Victoria’s acting Chief Health Officer states that the man is not in intensive care. She further added, “He is stable and not in a very serious condition.”
More than 1300 people infect and 41 died in Wuhan. Due to which officials have put restrictions on public transport.
Despite of the outbreak, the severity of the virus is uncertain and how it can easily affect the people. Such as pneumonia, which has been proven deadly in a few cases. Apart from this the Australian government has issued alert and warned people to avoid travelling to China.
“Strict travel restrictions have been imposed in Wuhan and a number of other cities in Hubei province,” Australia’s foreign ministry said in a statement.
“If you travel to Hubei province at this time you may not be allowed to depart until travel restrictions are lifted.”Australia is a popular destination for Chinese.
Australia also saw short-term arrivals from China of almost 1.4 million which makes Australia the largets number of foreign visitors.
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