A total of 57 sailors have been infected with the coronavirus after 35 days at sea – despite all testing negative for the deadly disease before leaving.
The Echizen Maru fishing trawler returned to port in Argentina after some of the crew began showing symptoms of Covid-19.
According to the health ministry for the southern Tierra del Fuego province, 57 sailors, out of 61 crew members, were diagnosed with the virus after undergoing a new test.
However, all of the crew members had undergone 14 days of mandatory quarantine at a hotel in the city of Ushuaia. Prior to that, they had negative results, the ministry said in a statement.
Of the four remaining sailors, two tested negative and two are still waiting for results. According to reports, two sailors had to be hospitalised.
“Supplies were just acquired from the port of Ushuaia.”
She included that a group is looking at ‘the order of manifestations in the team to set up the sequence of virus’.
Alfaro additionally clarified that there is a security cordon around the vessel to guarantee there is ‘no one jumping on or off without authorization’.
As per MailOnline, Leandro Ballatore, the top of the irresistible infections division at Ushuaia Regional Hospital, said he accepted this is a ‘case that gets away from all portrayal in distributions, in light of the fact that a hatching period this long has not been depicted anyplace’.
He included: “We can’t yet clarify how the manifestations showed up.”
The Buenos Aires Times revealed that the trawler has a place with a firm called Pesantar, which is a piece of the New San gathering – one of the primary makers of electronic items in the territory.
Argentina surpassed 100,000 coronavirus cases on Sunday (12 July) and they have had 1,859 passings to date. The larger part have been in the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area.
The distribution expressed that household the travel industry re-opened in Tierra del Fuego in late June after over a month of no new cases.