Mexico declares first case of coronavirus: Health ministry

A man poses for a photo wearing a suit to be used by doctors in case of treating patients with coronavirus, in Monterrey, Mexico, on February 26, 2020. PHOTO | JULIO CESAR AGUILAR | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The man and five members of his family have been isolated in the National Institute of Respiratory Diseases, a senior Health ministry official said.
  • Another man in the northwestern state of Sinaloa who had been in contact with the confirmed case is under observation by health authorities, the official said.

Mexico City,

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