By Cathy Elelman • 16 March 2020 • 17:41
OBLIGATORY: Police took the woman back to the hospital.
POLICE arrested a woman in Palma on Sunday after she tested positive for coronavirus and walked out of the Son Espases hospital without authorisation.
The police action came at the request of the Balearic Island Health Department Directorate General of Public Health to locate the patient and transfer her to hospital.
Officers found the woman at the hotel in which she was staying and took back to the hospital, where she was admitted as a matter of obligation.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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