Tunesia and Senegal have confirmed their first cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) on Monday.
Senegal’s Minister of Health Abdoulaye Diouf Sarr announced that a French citizen who arrived in Senegal last week has tested positive for the disease.
Sarr said he is in quarantine and his family is being monitored for symptoms of COVID-19.
In Tunisia, the country’s health minister revealed that a Tunisian man who had been working in Italy but left because the virus was spreading there. He returned to Tunisia on Thursday and then developed a fever and tested positive.