By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since the first COVID-19, or coronavirus disease 2019 cases were reported last week, health officials have reported several additional cases. The number of cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Brazil Ministry of Health reports they have started  to test for coronavirus all patients who are admitted to health units (health posts, UPA, hospitals) with...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the coronavirus situation in Costa Rica, health officials put the case count at none as of Sunday. There are nine confirmed cases that are registered...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Paraguay While South America was the last continent to report a novel coronavirus, or COVID-19 case in late February in Brazil, the numbers are now starting to add...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Brazil has 13 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country. There are 10 cases in São Paulo, one in Rio de Janeiro, one in Espírito Santo and another case in Bahia. Through...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Costa Rica health officials reported Thursday on the first suspected case of coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 in the country. The patient is a 52-year-old Costa...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Brazil Ministry of Health (MOH) reported today that their are three confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country. Officials say they have no relationship between...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Monday, March 2, 2020, the Minister of Public Health, Catalina Andramuño, spoke about the current situation of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ecuador. In an interview...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Dominican Republic Ministry of Health has confirmed (computer translated) the first imported case of COVID-19. They report that in the Dominican Republic, an Italian...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The São Paulo State Health Secretariat notified the Ministry of Health of yet another imported, confirmed case of coronavirus (COVID-19). Despite the new confirmation,...