Individuals and medical staff with masks are seen in front of University Center for Infectious Diseases in Skopje, North Macedonia February 26,2020 REUTERS/OgnenTeofilovski
BELGRADE (Reuters) – North Macedonia has confirmed its first case of the coronavirus infection, detected in a woman who recently returned home from Italy, the health minister said on Wednesday.
” The patient tested positive for coronavirus … She is the first client in North Macedonia to have evaluated positive for this pathogen,” Venko Filipce stated, including that the patient was in a steady condition.
The lady, a Macedonian resident, who sought medical help early on Wednesday, drove to North Macedonia from Italy in a van. All other passengers from the van are undergoing tests, Filipce said.
A day previously, Croatia also reported that a boy who established moderate symptoms had contracted the coronavirus throughout a remain in Milan from Feb. 19 to Feb.21
Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic stated on Wednesday after fulfilling top health authorities that his country had actually up until now reported no cases of coronavirus however that its health service was ready to deal with any break out.
Reporting by Aleksandar Vasovic; Editing by Gareth Jones