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Wuhan coronavirus: Indonesia confirms first case

Christian Fernsby |
Indonesia confirmed its first two cases of Wuhan coronavirus today.

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President Joko Widodo announced that a 64 year old woman and her 31 year old daughter were diagnosed with the disease.

"They have been tested and this morning, I received a report from the health minister that the mother and daughter were tested positive with Covid-19," Widodo told reporters at the State Palace.

President said the two interacted with a Japanese visitor who had contracted the Wuhan coronavirus.

Also confirming the case, Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto said both patients were undergoing intensive medical treatment.

“The authority isolated their homes in the Depok area,” Putranto.

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