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Slovenia says its first coronavirus case may have been «infected in Morocco»

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Slovenia announced, Wednesday, its first case of coronavirus, alleging that the patient «was infected in Morocco», Reuters wrote, quoting Slovenian Health Minister Ales Sabeder.

In a news conference held, Wednesday, Sabeder said that the patient «had travelled home to Slovenia from Morocco through Italy».

«It looks like this is an imported case, it seems that the person was infected in Morocco», Maja Socan from the National Institute of Public Health said during the same news conference.

«Some days have passed since the patient has returned to Slovenia ... so we have to identify who the person was in contact with ... to prevent the spread of the infection», she added.

The Slovak patient is currently in isolation in a Ljubljana hospital, the British news agency concluded.

For the record, Morocco confirmed its second coronavirus case, Thursday. The two patients have both been to Italy, which recorded 107 deaths and 3,089 cases.

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