The Supreme national emergency committee for Covid-19 in Yemen revealed a confirmed case of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) today, Friday, in Taiz Governorate, one of the largest cities in Yemen.
The spokesperson for the committee, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health Dr. Ali Al-Walidi, tweeted: "First Covid-19 case was confirmed on Friday in Taiz, a man in his 40s."
He added: "The case receives care in one of the governorate's treatment centers, where the monitoring teams and the health office took measures towards those who had contact with the patient."
Medical sources said that the results of the case, which was isolated yesterday in Taiz, for a person who came from Aden, were "positive".
With this case, the number of cases registered in Yemen increased to seven "two deaths", one in Hadhramaut, five in Aden, and one in Taiz.