Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail

CORONAVIRUS WATCH

Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail

PUTRAJAYA: A woman from Wuhan, China has been confirmed as the 16th positive case of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection in the country, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today.

She said the 67-year-old tourist was the mother of a friend of another confirmed case who was detected on Feb 6.

“She was found positive for the virus on Feb 7 and is currently being treated in the isolation ward at Kuala Lumpur Hospital and was reported to be in a stable condition,” she said at a daily news conference on the latest development of the coronavirus here.

She said of the 16 positive cases, 12 were China nationals and four locals.