Cape Verde says its first coronavirus case is a 62-yr-old Briton

by Reuters
Friday, 20 March 2020 09:34 GMT

PRAIA, March 20 (Reuters) - Cape Verde confirmed its first coronavirus case on Friday, the government said in a statement.

The patient is a 62-year-old British citizen who entered the country on March 9 and began showing symptoms on March 16, the statement said. (Reporting by Julio Rodrigues; Writing by Juliette Jabkhiro; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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