Ethiopia confirms first coronavirus case

  13 March 2020    Read: 712
  Ethiopia confirms first coronavirus case

Ethiopia has confirmed its first case of the new coronavirus, the country's public health institute told Reuters news agency.

Takele Uma Banti, the mayor of the capital Addis Ababa, tweeted that a Japanese citizen was the person affected.

"We should avoid meetings and hand contacts," the mayor wrote on Twitter.

 

Al Jazeera


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