Rome, June 4(Reuters) - "So far confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in Italy are three, and the patients are doing well. There 'no confirmation for the 10 contacts tested positive to the first test, all without symptoms. Hardly And people are asymptomatic able to infect. Moreover, there is no 'no evidence that the virus has mutated. " It clarifies Adnkronos Salute the head of the Department of infectious diseases, parasitic diseases and immune-mediated diseases of the Higher Institute of Health '(ISS), Gianni Rezza. "The features of the new coronavirus should be studied better, but it 's important to note that at the moment the situation is under control."
The incubation time 'and' of 10 days - remember Rezza - therefore the clinical surveillance should be continued for the period, but the fact that for now there are no other confirmed symptomatic cases and 'positive'. The virologist reiterates that the 10 contacts "were not carried out confirmatory tests" and the fact that these people are not symptomatic.