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January 26, 2020 – Update – Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) – Wuhan Flu 更新——新型冠状病毒(2019新型冠状病毒)——武汉肺炎 更新——新型冠狀病毒(2019新型冠狀病毒)——武漢肺炎

Update – Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) – Wuhan Flu


On Saturday, January 25, 2020, the first presumptive positive case of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was confirmed in a Toronto resident who had recently travelled to Wuhan, China.

The novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been identified at the same time as influenza (flu) is common in Toronto. While the risk of getting infected in Toronto remains low, Toronto Public Health is advising residents to take the usual measures to reduce the risk of the transmitting the flu and respiratory illness, which include:

  • Get a yearly influenza vaccination, available from clinics and pharmacies;
  • Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly with soap and water, or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer;
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze;
  • If you don’t have a tissue, sneeze or cough into your sleeve or arm; and,
  • Stay at home if you are sick.

Toronto Public Health is asking residents who have returned from recent international travel and become ill with respiratory signs and symptoms, such as a cough and fever, to report their travel history to any health professional, or any emergency room, when they visit.




  • 每年打一次流感疫苗针(在各医疗诊所和药房都有提供疫苗接种)
  • 经常使用肥皂和清水彻底洗手,或使用酒精消毒液;
  • 咳嗽或打喷嚏时要掩住口鼻;
  • 如果没有纸巾,在袖子或臂弯裡打喷嚏或咳嗽;另外,
  • 如果生病,请留在家中。






  • 每年打壹次流感疫苗針(在各醫療診所和藥房都有提供疫苗接種)
  • 經常使用肥皂和清水徹底洗手,或使用酒精消毒液;
  • 咳嗽或打噴嚏時要掩住口鼻;
  • 如果沒有紙巾,在袖子或臂彎裡打噴嚏或咳嗽;另外,
  • 如果生病,請留在家中。