PARIS, May 10 (Xinhua) -- A third suspected case of coronavirus was reported on Friday after a man, 65, was confirmed to be infected by the SARS-like virus and hospitalized, regional health authorities said in northern France.
The patient is a nurse at the hospital in Douai where the first coronavirus patient was hospitalized in April, local media quoted Sandrine Segovia Kueny of the regional health agency of France's Nord Pas-de-Calais as saying.
The nurse was placed under watch at the hospital since Thursday. French news agency AFP reports said that a doctor and a former roommate of the first patient also remain hospitalized.
His hospital roommate, doctor and nurse have been hospitalized for tests, results of which are expected Friday, according to the AFP.