Vatican confirms 1st virus case as pope recovers from cold

The Vatican confirmed the walled city-state’s first case of the new coronavirus Friday and closed some offices as a precaution…

The Vatican confirmed the walled city-state’s first case of the new coronavirus Friday and closed some offices as a precaution while Pope Francis continued recovering from a cold.

Vatican City’s health clinic, which is used by Vatican employees and their families, was shuttered for sanitizing following the positive test result received Thursday, Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni said.

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