Togo confirms first case of coronavirus
The novel coronavirus known as COVID-19, has hit another African country.
It was confirmed by the Togolese Ministry of Health on Friday March 6, that the country’s first coronavirus case has emerged.
The patient who tested positive for the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 in the country, is a 42-year-old woman who recently travelled to Benin, France, Germany, and Turkey in late February and early March.
In a statement released by the Togolese government, it was gathered that coronavirus case is currently being isolated at an infectious disease treatment center. There is also no major concerns regarding her health.
Togo has now joined the growing list of African countries with coronavirus cases and they include Cameroon, Senegal, South Africa, Nigeria, Tunisia and Algeria.