Coronavirus: DR Congo records its very first case

Coronavirus: DR Congo records its very first case

- Democratic Republic of Congo has for the first time since the outbreak of the Coronavirus recorded a case of the deadly virus.

- The infected person is a Belgian who got into the country two days ago

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The Democratic Republic of Congo has for the first time since the outbreak of the Coronavirus recorded a patient who carries the deadly virus.

According to a Citi news report, health authorities in DR Congo revealed that the patient, who is a Belgian got to the country a few days ago to spend some time there.

Health Minister, Eteni Longondo on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, said the patient has since been isolated at a Kinshasa hospital.

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“I would like to announce to the Congolese population that we diagnosed on Tuesday morning the first case of coronavirus. It has been discovered in a Belgian national,” Longondo said.

According to the health ministry, the Belgian subject arrived two days ago and was followed and put in isolation.

With the confirmed case in DR Congo as of Tuesday, March 10, 2020, a total of 106 cases have been recorded in Africa.

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In other news, Rwanda has always been ahead of its neighbors in terms of innovation and keeping up with the developed countries around the world.

The country has taken measures to ensure that the citizens are clean and taking good care of their hygiene.

The government has erected washbasins at bus stations to ensure travelers wash their hands before boarding the buses.

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