The novel Coronavirus death toll has increased to 1,526 people and there are currently 67,109 confirmed cases in 29 countries and territories.
Meanwhile, WHO Egypt has announced that Egypt has confirmed its first case of the coronavirus, the first known instance of the virus in Africa.
Officials have not released the individual’s nationality or further details, but according to WHO Egypt, the infected person is a foreigner who has been put in isolation.
WHO Egypt said on Twitter the person was carrying the virus, but had not shown any symptoms and was in a stable condition.
Today confirmed @WHO the appearance of the first cases of the new corona virus in Egypt after the confirmation of the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population. The case was transferred as a foreign person to the hospital for isolation, follow-up and health check, as the case carries the virus and does not show any symptoms, and his condition is completely stable. #COVID19