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Togo confirms first case of coronavirus

LOME (Reuters) – The West African country of Togo has registered its first case of coronavirus, its government said on Friday.

The patient is a 42-year old female resident of the capital Lome who had visited Benin, Germany, France and Turkey in late February and early March. She is being treated in isolation and her condition is stable, the government said in a statement.

Reporting by John Zodzi; Writing by Alessandra Prentice; Editing by Aaron Ross

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