2/25, 12:56 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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First coronavirus cases confirmed in Austria, Croatia

The governor of the Austrian province of Tyrol Guenther Platter confirmed on Tuesday the first two cases of the coronavirus in the country.

One of the infected patients in Tyrol, a region that borders Italy where a surge in new coronavirus cases emerged over the weekend, has reportedly visited Lombardy in recent days. More information on the patients is expected later in the day.

Meanwhile, Croatia also reported its first case of the deadly virus that originated in Wuhan, China. Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic told reporters the infected person is a "younger man" currently in the capital city of Zagreb.

Breaking the News / JC