Cameroonian student in China is first African to get coronavirus

The first African known to have contracted the deadly coronavirus is a Cameroonian student in China. The university where he studies confirmed the situation in a statement. According to Yangtze University, the 21-year-old was being treated in hospital in southern Jingzhou city.

The statement said he had gotten the disease whiles visiting the city of Wuhan in China's Hubei province. Wuhan is the epicentre of the outbreak which has affected thousands within and outside China so far.

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