Cote d'Ivoire reports 1st confirmed COVID-19 case-Xinhua

Cote d'Ivoire reports 1st confirmed COVID-19 case

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2020-03-11 23:31:31

ABIDJAN, March 11 (Xinhua) -- Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene of Cote d'Ivoire announced Wednesday the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the country.

The patient is a 45-year-old Cote d'Ivoire citizen who had traveled to Italy, according to the ministry's press release.

The patient is now in solitary confinement in the hospital of Treicheville for treatment, according to the statement, adding that his clinical condition is "stable and reassuring".

To date, it is the 8th country in sub-Saharan Africa affected by the virus, after confirmed cases in Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Togo, Cameroon, Burkina Faso and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.


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