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Announcement Ministry of Health. The first confirmed case of Coronavirus in Eritrea 2020

Announcement Ministry of Health

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

A 39-year old Eritrean national who has permanent residence in Norway arrived at Asmara International Airport at 7:00 a.m. today, March 21st, from Norway with Fly Dubai.  

The patient exhibited symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) at the screening process in the airport.  He was quarantined promptly and diagnosed positive for COVID-19 after subsequent tests at the National Health laboratory.

The patient is receiving all necessary treatment. 

Ministry of Health
21 March 2020