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Ivory Coast confirmed its first case of latest coronavirus, a neighborhood nationwide who had just lately stayed in Italy, the federal government stated on Wednesday.
Africa has thus far largely escaped giant numbers of circumstances of the epidemic that has unfold throughout 110 international locations since first rising in China in December.
The Ivorian case is a 45-year-old man whose signs have been detected on Tuesday and who examined optimistic for COVID-19 on Wednesday, the nation’s well being ministry stated in a press release.
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He was shortly taken care of in an Abidjan hospital and his medical standing is secure, the ministry stated.
All individuals the person had contacted have been recognized and authorities have been following up, it stated.
There are round 20 circumstances in Sub-Saharan Africa thus far in South Africa, Nigeria, DR Congo, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Senegal, and Togo, in response to the WHO, which is way lower than most different areas outdoors the continent.