Africa Identifies First Case of Coronavirus Disease: Statement by the Director of Africa CDC

Africa CDC [to 15 Feb 2020]
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Africa Identifies First Case of Coronavirus Disease: Statement by the Director of Africa CDC
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA, 15 FEBRUARY 2020. On 14 February 2020, the Minister of Health and Population of Egypt, Dr Hala Zayed, confirmed the first case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Egypt.  In her statement, she confirmed that the patient is male, 33 years old, of foreign origin and is currently receiving treatment at an isolation centre in Egypt. The 17 contacts of the patient have tested negative, and all of them…