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Argentina reports eight confirmed cases of Covid-19

Saturday, March 7th 2020 - 06:58 UTC
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“The Health Ministry has confirmed today six new cases of the coronavirus, all of them have been imported,” the ministry said in a statement on late Friday. “The Health Ministry has confirmed today six new cases of the coronavirus, all of them have been imported,” the ministry said in a statement on late Friday.

The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Argentina has risen from two to eight within the past 24 hours, the national Health Ministry said.

“The Health Ministry has confirmed today six new cases of the coronaviurs, all of them have been imported,” the ministry said in a statement on late Friday.

All of the people, who were diagnosed with COVID-19 on Friday, had returned from Europe.

Four infected people live in Buenos Aires City, one in the province of Buenos Aires and one more in the city of Cordoba.

COVID-19 was first detected in China's Wuhan in late December and has since spread across the world. In late January, the World Health Organization declared a global health emergency in light of the epidemic.

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