British region of Northern Ireland confirms first coronavirus case


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  • Friday, 28 Feb 2020

BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Ireland authorities on Thursday confirmed their first case of coronavirus, with the British region's chief medical officer Michael McBride telling journalists that the patient had travelled from Italy via Dublin.

The case is in addition to the 15 cases confirmed in the United Kingdom by England's chief medical officer Chris Whitty earlier on Thursday.

(Reporting by Ian Graham; Writing by Conor Humphries; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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