March 14, 2020 / 6:25 PM / in 16 days

Seychelles confirms two coronavirus cases: health commissioner

VICTORIA (Reuters) - The Seychelles confirmed two coronavirus cases on Saturday, the health ministry said in a statement.

Two citizens of the Indian Ocean archipelago who arrived from Italy tested positive on the island of Perseverance, the ministry of health said.

(This story corrects nationality of patients to Seychellois)

Reporting by George Thande, Writing by Giulia Paravicini, Editing by Catherine Evans

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