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40-year-old man arrested in Spain for infecting 22 people with COVID-19

Madrid: A 40-year-old man was arrested in a Mallorca town on Saturday (local time) after infecting 22 people with COVID-19, Spanish police said. The man “continued with his normal life” despite having coronavirus symptoms and having taken a PCR test.

Colleagues told police that he came to work with a fever of 40 degrees Celsius, reported euronews.At his workplace he coughed loudly, lowered his mask and told people he would give them all the coronavirus, police added in a statement.

Police said that he infected eight people directly and 14 people indirectly including at his workplace and gym in the Balearic town.Three of the people infected were babies only one-year-old, reported euronews.