Ethiopia confirms its first case of coronavirus
ADDIS ABABA — (nationalpost)—Ethiopia has confirmed its first case of the new coronavirus, the country’s public health institute told Reuters on Friday.
Takele Uma Banti, the mayor of the capital Addis Ababa, tweeted that a Japanese citizen was the person affected.
“We should avoid meetings and hand contacts,” the mayor wrote on Twitter. (Reporting by Giulia Paravicini and Dawit Endeshaw; Writing by Duncan Miriri; Editing by Jon Boyle)
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— CARD (@CARDEthiopia) March 13, 2020
Trump and Pence refuse coronavirus test despite having dinner with man who tested positive https://t.co/5BRc4IJPKs
— The Independent (@Independent) March 13, 2020
“The serious disturbance to the Italian economy… will lead the Commission to authorise wide ranges of state aid measures to remedy this”
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) March 13, 2020
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— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO) March 13, 2020
WOW…the man with a greasy ponytail has done it again.smh
Dear @AbiyAhmedAli if you don’t come out & condem his tweet in strong terms it would appear U are colluding with him, not to mention your administration image.
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— Reuters (@Reuters) March 13, 2020
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— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) March 13, 2020
Update:In a live televised presser Health Minister Dr Liya Tadesse says the patient is in isolation & showing a mild symptom. Other people who have come to immediate contact with the patient have been identified & are being quarantined. Watch live https://t.co/57dJ9mkf0C pic.twitter.com/R1A3JFK9fj
— Addis Standard (@addisstandard) March 13, 2020