Northern Macedonia report first case of coronavirus

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) –The diagnosis was confirmed in one of the three alleged coronavirus citizens of Northern Macedonia, the Minister of Health Venko Filipce said on Wednesday.

“Three people today came to the Infectious Diseases Clinic with flu symptoms, they tested for coronavirus. Two people have negative test results, the third test has positive results,” the national agency MIA quoted the minister as saying.

He added that an airplane with citizens of the country from Italy is expected to arrive in Skopje in the evening, and also announced a ban on organizing excursions to this country.

Serbian President Alexander Vučić said on Wednesday that the government is launching a special website for coronavirus prevention and citizen awareness. He specified that there are no citizens infected with coronavirus in Serbia.

Serbian First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic is on a visit to Beijing on Wednesday, where he expressed support for the authorities and people of the PRC, who, according to him, “are on the verge of protecting the world from coronavirus.”

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama urged politicians and citizens not to spread panic because of the coronavirus, according to authorities, there is not a single infected person in the country.

On Tuesday, the Croatian prime minister announced the first confirmed case in Zagreb. The Serbian Foreign Ministry on the same day said that two citizens of the country, members of the crew of the cruise ship Diamond Princess, are also sick with coronavirus and are being treated in Japan.


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