Congo Republic reports first coronavirus case - government statement


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  • Sunday, 15 Mar 2020

Women walk past the Belle Vie Hotel which is under quarantine after it was suspected that Congo's first confirmed coronavirus patient was staying in it, in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, on March 11, 2020. REUTERS/Hereward Holland

BRAZZAVILLE (Reuters) - Congo Republic has reported its first case of coronavirus, a 50-year-old French-Congolese man who arrived on an Ethiopian Airlines flight from Paris on March 1, the government said in a statement.

(Reporting by Christian Elion; Writing by Edward McAllister; Editing by Kirsten Donovan)

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