Mexico confirms first case of coronavirus

by Reuters
Friday, 28 February 2020 13:27 GMT

MEXICO CITY, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Mexican authorities said on Friday they have confirmed the first case of coronavirus in Mexico, in what is only the second case in Latin America.

A patient with a possible coronavirus infection went through a second test that turned up positive results early on Friday, Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell Ramirez told reporters. (Reporting by Daina Beth Solomon; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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