Iranian citizen tests positive for coronavirus in Estonia: Ifax

Nurses work at an ICU ward specialised for patients infected by coronavirus in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. (File photo: AP)

Estonia has confirmed its first coronavirus case in a man who returned from Iran, Russian news agencies TASS and Interfax reported on Thursday, citing Estonian health authorities.

“We are talking about a permanent resident of Estonia who is not a citizen of Estonia,” Interfax reported, citing Estonian Minister of Social Affairs Tanel Kiik.

“According to my information, he is a citizen of Iran,” Interfax cited Kiik as telling Estonian TV.
 

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