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Falkland Islands reports first case of the coronavirus

(Reuters) - Falkland Islands has confirmed the island territory's first case of the coronavirus, the government said in a statement here on Friday.

The patient has been hospitalized since March 31 and developed a range of COVID-19 symptoms, tested positive for the virus, and is now in a stable condition and being cared for with necessary isolation procedures, the statement said.

Reporting by Rebekah Mathew in Bengaluru; Editing by Chris Reese

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