Spain confirms 2nd virus case; UK plane brings 200 evacuees

MADRID (AP) — Spain has confirmed its second case of the new virus from China and a plane evacuating more than 200 people from the Chinese city at the centre of the epidemic landed yesterday in Britain.

Spain’s National Microbiology Center said yesterday the coronavirus case was detected in Mallorca, a popular vacation island in the Mediterranean Sea.

The Spanish Health Ministry said the person was one of four suspicious cases admitted last Friday to the Son Espases University Hospital in Palma de Mallorca.