29 Januari, 2020

Four people quarantined in Ethiopia over coronavirus fears

Ethiopia said it has quarantined four people suspected of contracting the novel coronavirus.

The suspected cases were identified through a screening conducted at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport and the four have been quarantined at the Bole Tafa centre, the Ethiopian health ministry and Public Health Institute said in a joint press statement.

"All four suspects came from Wuhan city in Hubei province in China where the virus is taking the biggest toll and where it was first identified," it said.

"The specimen[s] from the four suspects have been sent to South Africa for further examination," the statement said.

Source: Al Jazeera