THE Coronavirus plague which has killed not less than 2000 people in China and several others outside China is gradually penetrating African soil as Algeria records its first case a week after Egypt had its first positive case.
By Michael Gwarisa
The Algerian Ministry of Health Shamsuddin Shitor confirmed on Tuesday the first case of coronavirus in the country, an Italian man who arrived on February 17. The Minister of Health Health said on state TV that the authorities were able to detect this case due to the vigilance system adopted at all land, air and maritime entry points to the country.
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