MANILA/NEW DELHI -- The Philippines and India on Thursday reported their first cases of the new coronavirus, with Finland also joining the list of affected countries.
The patient in the Philippines is a 38-year-old Chinese woman, Health Secretary Francisco Duque said in a briefing. The woman came from Wuhan and traveled to the Philippines via Hong Kong on Jan. 21. She sought a consultation and was admitted to a government hospital on Jan. 25 after she started coughing. She has no symptoms at present, according to the Department of Health.