Yemen confirms first coronavirus case

Yemen confirms first coronavirus case
A worker wearing protective clothing sprays hand sanitiser on a customer's hand before he enters a restaurant in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on March 24, 2020 amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. (File/AFP)
Updated 10 April 2020

Yemen confirms first coronavirus case

Yemen confirms first coronavirus case
  • The United Nations and Western allies had pointed to the threat of coronavirus outbreak in the war-battered country

CAIRO: Yemen has reported its first coronavirus case in Hadhramaut Governorate, supreme national emergency committee tweeted early on Friday.

The committee added that the patient was stable and receiving health care, without elaborating.

The United Nations and Western allies had pointed to the threat of coronavirus outbreak in the war-battered country.