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Lithuania Confirms Its First Case Of Coronavirus

 

Lithuania confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus in a lady who returned from Italy, the federal government mentioned on Friday. 

The 39-year-old, who returned from Verona on Monday and instantly went on sick depart, has been remoted in hospital within the Baltic state’s northern metropolis of Siauliai and has gentle signs. Her relations are being monitored.

“We are putting all efforts to establish all people who contacted the infected person so that we can adopt preventive measures and (stop) the spread of the virus,” Deputy Well being Minister Algirdas Seselgis mentioned in a press release.

The federal government additionally determined to deploy troops at airports to assist take down the contact data of individuals arriving from contaminated areas. Well being specialists are additionally on responsibility for consultations and, if wanted, medical check-ups.

Greater than 83,000 individuals have been contaminated worldwide and greater than 2,800 have died, principally in China, the place the virus originated late final 12 months.

AFP

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