Greek authorities on Wednesday confirmed the 1st case of coronavirus. A spokesman for the Greek Health Ministry said that the patient, a 38-year-old woman who had recently traveled to northern Italy, was in a Thessaloniki hospital.
People who have been in contact with the woman in recent days have been asked to remain in self-imposed quarantine.
In the last 24 hours, Greek health authorities tested four other people, who showed negative for the coronavirus.
The virus has infected more than 81,000 people and killed 2,762, the vast majority of cases in mainland China, and Hubei province in particular.