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The first coronavirus case has been confirmed on Tuesday in the south of Switzerland, the Blick media portal reported referring to the Federal Office of Public Health.
Axar.az informs citing Russian media.
It said the coronavirus case was reported in the canton of Ticino bordering on northern Italy. A lab in Geneva checked the test results.
A local outbreak of the novel coronavirus was reported in northern Italy, where more than 230 people were infected as of February 24. Most of the infected people live in the northern region of Lombardy. Seven people have died. The local authorities are taking strict quarantine measures; the neighboring EU states consider imposing border epidemiology controls.
2020.02.26 / 09:19