Egypt confirms first coronavirus case

Egypt confirms first coronavirus case

2020-02-15 08:17:00 AM

Egypt confirms first coronavirus case

The Ministry of Health confirmed the case on Friday and says the affected person is a foreigner.

The person has been placed in isolation in a hospital and all the necessary measures to contain the virus have been implemented.The World Health Organisation and the ministry are collaborating closely in outbreak investigation and response actions.READ:

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No details regarding the nationality of the infected person have been released.The virus has infected more than 67,000 people globally . Read more: eNCA »

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That is A Concern... Who is that person? Moer man!!! It's spreading Please not in Africa please This is getting real close, real quick 😳 Fun and games. Yippee It's downhill from there ... don't forget Masandawana is playing Al Ahly in two weeks time...& now these coming from Egypt.....🤔🙆🙆🙆🙆🙆 Oh no So this virus is incurable?

This virus shouldn’t make its way here hey, I don’t think we ready 😞

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