Kenyan government has confirmed its first case of coronavirus in the nation and the eastern part of the continent.
Announcing its first confirmed case of coronavirus on Friday, the government disclosed that a woman who returned from the United States tested positive for the illness in Nairobi.
“I want to inform you that the Ministry of Health has confirmed the first coronavirus case in Kenya,” Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe told reporters.
“The case is a Kenyan citizen who travelled back to Nairobi, returning from the United States of America via London, United Kingdom, on March 5, 2020.”
According to AFP, the woman’s temperature had returned to normal and she was stable and recovering in isolation.