Third case of coronavirus confirmed in Brazil

# 05:27
5 March 2020

The outbreak of pneumonia caused by a new strain of coronavirus was first registered in the Chinese city of Wuhan in Hubei province, later spreading to more than 70 countries worldwide, with South Korea, Iran, and Italy hit the most outside of China, APA reports citing Sputnik.

The third case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Brazil, the health authorities said on Wednesday.

At the moment, control tests are being carried out on another patient in the city of Sao Paulo, the Brazilian Health Ministry added.