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Kosovo confirms first coronavirus cases

Christian Fernsby ▼ | March 14, 2020
Kosovo on Friday confirmed its first two coronavirus cases, according to the country's Health Minister Arben Vitia yesterday.
Arben Vitia
Health in Kosovo   Health Minister Arben Vitia
Vitia said a 20-year-old Italian woman and a 77 year old Kosovar man tested positive for coronavirus.

Topics: Kosovo coronavirus

"Both of the 2 patients have been hospitalized in the infection clinic of the Kosovo University Clinical Center and their health condition is stable," said Vitia.

He added that 15 suspected cases were also tested.

Prime Minister Albin Kurti urged citizens not to panic and to abide by the government's directives and measures.

Some 93 people have been tested so far in Kosovo and all tests have come back negative until yesterday.

Kosovo on Wednesday suspended education in all schools until March 27.