This photograph taken on January 28, 2020 exhibits medical workers members cheering up a affected person contaminated by the novel coronavirus in an isolation ward at a hospital in Zouping in China’s easter Shandong province. STR / AFP
Egypt’s well being ministry on Friday confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus, making it the primary in Africa.
The nationality of the particular person was not given within the joint assertion with the inhabitants ministry, which added that that they had proven no “signs”.
Authorities have notified the World Well being Group and the affected person has been positioned in isolation in a hospital for remedy and monitoring.