Wuhan virus: France confirms fourth case of coronavirus in elderly Chinese tourist

A man wears a face mask on the Trocadero esplanade in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
A man wears a face mask on the Trocadero esplanade in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.PHOTO: REUTERS

PARIS (REUTERS) - France on Tuesday (Jan 28) reported that a fourth person was infected with the coronavirus, an elderly Chinese tourist.

Health Ministry director Jerome Salomon said the patient, hospitalised in Paris, was a Chinese tourist believed to be about 80 years old.

"His medical situation is serious, as he is requiring resuscitation," Salomon told reporters.