Patient tested for ebola in Cornwall given all-clear

A woman tested for the ebola virus at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro has been given the all-clear for the disease.

She was kept in isolation while the hospital waited for the results of the tests but is due to be discharged today.

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Patient being tested for ebola was in West Africa

The patient being tested for ebola at the Royal Cornwall Hospital recently returned from West Africa Credit: PA

A patient being tested for Ebola at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro is a health care worker who has been in West Africa.

It is understood that they recently returned from a country affected by an outbreak of the virus.

The patient is being kept in isolation while tests are being carried out.

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