Lithuania confirmed its first case of coronavirus as Italy returnee confirms positive.
According to reports, a 39-year-old woman returned from Verona on Monday and had gone on sick leave.
It was gathered that she has been isolated in a hospital in the Baltic state’s northern city of Siauliai and has mild symptoms and family members are being monitored.
Deputy Health Minister Algirdas Seselgis revealed that the government is putting in all efforts to establish all people who contacted the infected person and discover ways to stop the spread of the virus.
The government also decided to deploy troops at airports to help take down the contact info of people arriving from infected regions.
More than 83,000 people have been infected worldwide and more than 2,800 have died, mostly in China, where the virus originated late last year.