In Egypt, the first case of infection with a new coronavirus
The first case of infection with a new coronavirus was recorded in Egypt, the country's Ministry of Health and Population said. Egypt became the first state on the African continent to have a disease, TASS reports.
According to the official representative of the department, Khaled Mugahed, positive samples for the virus were detected in a foreign citizen who arrived from abroad. His nationality is not specified.
The condition of the infected person is stable, he has no symptoms of the disease, he is placed in 14-day quarantine.
According to the latest data, the number of virus victims in China is 1380 people, over 6.7 thousand have recovered, more than 63.8 thousand have been infected.
To date, cases of infection have been detected outside of China in 24 countries, including Russia