Netherlands reports first case of coronavirus

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The Dutch authorities recorded the country’s first case of coronavirus infection. This was announced on Thursday by the National Institute for Health and Environment of the Netherlands on Twitter.

According to the organization, we are talking about a man from the city of Tilburg, who recently visited the Italian region of Lombardy. It is quarantined.

“The diagnosis was confirmed by laboratory tests,” the institute said. “The Municipal Health Service is examining who the man was in contact with [after returning from Italy].”


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