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Man found at Salford Quays had left hospital after positive coronavirus test

The man was found at Salford Quays early this morning. Credit: ITV News

A man who had absconded from hospital after testing positive for Covid-19 was attended to by police early this morning.

Emergency services were called to Salford Quays at 8am after receiving a report of concern for the welfare of a man.

It was then established that he had left hospital after testing positive for coronavirus.

Police say that necessary precautions were taken and the man is now back in the care of emergency services.

No more details about the man can be released due to patient confidentiality.

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