Eritrea confirms first coronavirus caseChristian Fernsby ▼ | March 22, 2020
Eritrea yesterday confirmed its first case of coronavirus in a 39 year old Eritrean who was linked to travel to Norway.
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The patient, who was quarantined immediately after the screening process at the airport, has tested positive for COVID-19 in subsequent tests at the national laboratory, the minister said.
The patient, an Eritrean national with permanent residence in Norway, is currently receiving "all necessary" medical treatment, Gebremeskel added. ■