Breaking news: Tanzania confirms first coronavirus case

Tanzania has on Monday confirmed its first case of coronavirus in the country.

This after a Tanzanian woman tested positive for the virus in Arusha.

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The 46-year old woman is said to have entered the country from Belgium on March 15th.

She had no signs of high fevers when she was tested at the airport only to learn of the virus after she took her self in for testing.

Before arriving in Tanzania, she is reported to have traveled to Sweden and Germany on March 3rd.

She then passed through Belgium on her way home aboard the Rwanda airline.

Health officials have confirmed she is under isolation and in stable condition at the moment.

The news comes hours after Rwanda confirmed its fifth case after four more people tested positive for the virus.

The four included two brothers, a Ugandan and a local person with no history of flying.

Rwanda has in the meantime banned flights from India following the confirmation of its first case.

Following the news of its first case, the Ministry of Health has called on calm among its citizens.

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