February 28, 2020 – Coronavirus Croatia update, as the authorities hold a press conference on the latest situation in the country.
Two new cases of coronavirus infection in Croatia have been confirmed.
Health Minister Vili Beros said that these are close relatives of those infected so far.
One is infected close contact of the infected in Zagreb and the other in Rijeka.
One new infected was hospitalised at the Rijeka Clinical Hospital and he is middle-aged, and the other is infected in Zagreb and he is younger.
The newly infected person in Zagreb was already quarantined, where he was close to the first infected person.
“All cases in Zagreb are related to the first infected person, and the second case in Rijeka is related to the first infected person in Rijeka and all were already under surveillance,” Beros said.
The Croatian authorities are confident that they have the situation under control and are taking appropriate measures. Leading Croatian scientists have weighed in with their thoughts in recent days, especially on the issue of the panic surrounding the virus causing more damage than the virus itself.
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