Two more cases of coronavirus have been confirmed meaning that as of today, Friday the 28th of February, there are five confirmed cases of coronavirus in Croatia.
"The first infected person is from Zagreb and hospitalized at the Infectious Diseases Clinic and the other case is from Rijeka and is in hospital in Rijeka. Both cases are mild symptoms,” commented the Croatian Minster of Health, Vili Beros, at a press conference today.
These two new cases take the overall number of coronavirus cases to five in Croatia.
The third case was confirmed on Wednesday in a man who had recently returned from work abroad, from the northern Italian city of Parma. He was placed in quarantine at the Rijeka hospital the same day.
On Thursday, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic appealed for calm in a news conference, after local media reported that panicked shoppers had invaded some supermarkets in Zagreb to stock up on supplies fearing a massive outbreak in the coming days.