KIGALI, Rwanda

Rwanda on Saturday confirmed its first case of coronavirus in the country.

The patient is an Indian citizen who arrived from Mumbai, India on March 8, the Health Ministry said in a statement.

“The patient had no symptoms upon arrival in Rwanda and reported himself to a health facility on March 13, where he was immediately tested. He is currently under treatment in stable condition, isolated from other patients.”

The Health Ministry said officials are tracing those he came in contact with after arrival to the country.

Rwanda recently adopted several measures to curb the coronavirus outbreak including

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