March 18, 2020 / 10:54 AM / 5 months ago

Zambia's health ministry confirms first two cases of COVID-19

A health worker takes the temperature of a woman with an infrared digital laser thermometer following the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia’s health ministry on Wednesday confirmed its first two cases of COVID-19.

“The patients are a Zambian couple that travelled to France on a 10-day holiday,” Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya said.

Reporting by Chris Mfula; Editing by Alex Richardson

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