the Chief emergency physician of the hospital of Bobigny Yves Cohen announced the date of appearance of the first patient with a coronavirus in France. He told about it on air of TV channel BFM, reports TASS.

According to him, the first patient infected with coronavirus, could appear in France on 27 December. He noted that the doctors re-examined the patient with pneumonia who was admitted to hospital in December and January, and analysis of one of 24 patients had tested positive for the coronavirus.

As said Cohen, the man was sick for 15 days and infected with coronavirus his two children. In addition, the doctors found out that his wife works in a fish shop next to the sushi sellers of Chinese origin. “Maybe she was sick asymptomatic,” suggested the doctor.

Cohen said the question is whether a man hospitalized in December in the hospital, Bobigny, patient zero or not. Now it is necessary to check the patient with pneumonia across the country to find out.

According to may 4, in the world of coronavirus has infected more than 3.5 million people, including more than 247 thousand died, nearly 1.2 million recovered. France is in fifth place for the number infected with an index of 168 thousand people.