UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The first case of coronavirus COVID-19 infection was confirmed in the city of Herat, in western Afghanistan. Sick – a man of 35 years old, he came from Qom province in Iran.
The Minister of Health of the country Ferozuddin Feroz said that the condition of the infected person is satisfactory and he will be discharged as soon as he recovers.
The first case of coronavirus infection was recorded in Bahrain. The sick man also recently visited Iran. He is hospitalized.
The infection with coronavirus COVID-19, in addition, was detected in three Kuwaiti nationals – they, like other cases, have recently returned from Iran.
The first two cases of coronavirus infection were recorded in Oman – and these patients “brought” him from Iran. Doctors assess their condition as stable. Omani authorities have announced that the country is suspending flights with Iran because of the coronavirus.
The first case of coronavirus was announced on Monday, February 24, also by the Iraqi Ministry of Health.
The infection was found in an Iranian citizen, a student of one of the religious educational institutions. The case of infection was recorded in the province of Najaf in southwestern Iraq, where one of the centers of pilgrimage to the holy places of Shiite Muslims is located.
According to the latest data, in mainland China the number of infected people exceeded 77 thousand people, 2592 died, over 24 thousand were cured. In Wuhan, which initially became the epicenter of the epidemic, 195 cases of reinfection with coronavirus were recorded.
Outside of China, according to WHO, a total of 1769 people were infected, 17 people died.
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