African known to have contracted the deadly coronavirus is a Cameroonian
student in China. The university where he studies confirmed the
situation in a statement. According to Yangtze University, the
21-year-old was being treated in hospital in southern Jingzhou city.
The statement said he had gotten the disease whiles visiting the
city of Wuhan in China’s Hubei province. Wuhan is the epicentre of the
outbreak which has affected thousands within and outside China so far.
From Wuhan, he returned to his place of residence in Jingzhou, on 19
January, before a lockdown was imposed in Wuhan to prevent the spread
of the plague. So far the death toll is over 200 people. The first death
outside China was recorded over the weekend in the Philippines.
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