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

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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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