Africa records the first case of coronavirus in Egypt according to news from BBC and monitored by NewsGhana24.com
The statement released indicated that the first case of coronavirus in Egypt was recorded after a said that the affected person, who did not show any signs or symptoms had been kept in isolation in a hospital.
The hospital remained anonymous according to the information gathered so far.
This is the first case of the coronavirus recorded in on the African continent.
African countries including Egypt have strong trade ties with China and most African countries have been bracing themselves for the inevitable.
Health systems in Africa are weak and the spread of the coronavirus on the continent may have serious health consequences.
To curtail the Coronavirus spread in Egypt, the country’s airline industry has suspended its national airline’s flights with China.
Close to 300 Egyptians were evacuated February from Wuhan, China. They were, however, quarantined for 14 days.
This is a developing story…we will keep you updated.