This article was updated to reflect the Pakistani man continued to deliver food after testing positive for coronavirus. But it is still not clear who is the “patient zero” in Italy.
According to recent reports from the Pavia region in Italy a Pakistani immigrant continued to deliver food and refused to self-isolate after testing positive for the virus.
The EU Times reported that the Pakistani man continued to cook and deliver Chinese food and infected an entire region of Italy.
Mainstream Italian news outlets, such as Il Giornale and ADNKronos are reporting the news.
According to Il Giornale the police intervened following an anonymous tip.
The AP reported:
Adnkronos released a story that a Pakistani man, who delivers Chinese food, did not quarantine himself in Italy after having a positive coronavirus test.
The article makes no reference to the man being patient zero.
More than 100,000 cases of the virus have been reported globally. The first case was reported in China in December. Thousands of patients from China have recovered from the virus, according to the AP.