Health ministries in the Central African Republic, Namibia and Eswatini announced Saturday their first cases of coronavirus.

Central African Republic’s Health Minister Pierre Somse said tests of a 74-year-old Italian who entered the country March 8 was positive.

Somse said the patient was quarantined with his family and the country has gone into an alarm state.

Namibian Health Minister Dr. Kalumbi Shangula said test of a couple who came from Spain last week turned out to be positive. The pair was quarantined and officials are tracing those who came into contact with them.

Meanwhile, Eswatini Health Ministry announced the

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