Egypt 'confirms first coronavirus case'

Egypt 'confirms first coronavirus case'
Source: BBC
Date: 14-02-2020 Time: 06:02:23:pm

Egypt has recorded its first case of coronavirus, according to the Reuters news agency quoting state television.

The health ministry said the person affected was a foreigner.

If confirmed this will be the first case of the deadly virus in Africa.

More than 1,300 people are now known to have died since the outbreak began in China in January.