The government of the war-torn country of Yemen on Friday announced the country’s first confirmed coronavirus infection in the country’s eastern province of Hadramout.

Yemen’s committee to combat coronavirus said on Twitter that the patient’s health condition is stable and getting the required medical treatment.

Hadramout is Yemen’s largest province and is under government control amid the ongoing civil war.

Instructions were issued throughout Hadramout to impose a curfew starting Friday morning until Saturday, along with shutting down public markets and banning all kinds of gatherings, said Hadramout’s media office.

The first infection in Yemen could be a dire sign, as

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