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Ecuador Reports 1st Coronavirus Case; Mexico Reports 2 More

People wearing face masks wearing masks wait for the arrival of their relatives at the Mariscal Sucre International Airport.

Officials in Ecuador on Saturday confirmed the first case of the new coronavirus in the South American nation, while Mexico reported two more cases and Brazil one more.

Ecuador’s Health Minister Catalina Andramuno Zeballos said a more-than-70-year-old Ecuadoran woman who lives in Spain arrived in the country on Feb. 14 showing no symptoms of illness.

“In the following days she began to feel badly with a fever,” Andramuno said at a news conference, adding that she was taken to a medical center. The National Institute of Public Health and Investigation in Ecuador confirmed the virus.

The deputy minister of health, Julio Lopez said read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com