MICHOACAN, Mexico

The Mexican government confirmed on Friday morning two cases of coronavirus in the country.

One person is in a hospital in Mexico City, and the other is in the northern state of Sinaloa. Both people are in isolation.

“Let’s be calm. We have the capacity to face this situation,” Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said.

The Mexican president emphasized that there was no need for panic and that the government would update citizens daily.

One of the patients reportedly had contact with someone who recently traveled to Italy, where there is a coronavirus outbreak.

The patient in

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