664 migrants dock in Cagliari, 150 suspected scabies cases

Among the migrants are 30 children, five pregnant women

(ANSA) - Cagliari, October 19 - The Norwegian ship Siem Pilot docked in Cagliari Monday morning with 664 migrants from Africa, and initial medical checks revealed at least 150 are presumed to have scabies, ANSA sources said.
    Of the 664 migrants, 30 are children, 134 are women, and five of the women are pregnant. Nearly a third of the migrants are from Nigeria, followed by 80 from Gambia and the rest from other African countries. Authorities will transport the migrants to reception centres following standard medical checks and identification procedures.


Change cookie consent