Tanzania on Monday confirmed its first case of Covid-19 in the country.
Ministry of Health Ummy Mwalimu said that 46-year-old woman returned from Belgium on Monday aboard a RwandAir plane.
The woman was screened on arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) in Arusha but she did not have any symptoms of the virus. Later in the day, she fell ill while in her hotel room in Arusha and went to hospital.
Samples were taken to Dar es Salaam for testing and results confirmed the woman was infected with the coronavirus.