Coronavirus: Uzbekistan government confirms country’s first case

People wear masks to help protect themselves from the new coronavirus on Hamra street in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, March 11, 2020. (AP)

An Uzbek citizen has tested positive for coronavirus after returning from France, Uzbekistan's Healthcare Ministry said on Sunday, marking the first infection from the virus in the Central Asian country of 34 million.

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