Australia has confirmed two new cases of novel coronavirus in New South Wales, bringing the country’s total to 40, Health Minister Greg Hunt said.
Speaking during an interview with CNN affiliate Sky News Australia on Wednesday, Hunt said the two patients are a man in his 30s and a woman in her 50s.
According to a news release from the New South Wales government, the man began feeling unwell after he arrived in Australia from Iran on Sunday.
The woman had not traveled outside of Australia and is believed to have acquired the illness locally, the news release added.(CNN)