The first case of infection with the new coronavirus has been confirmed in northern Greece, in Thessaloniki, the daily Ekathimerini reported on Wednesday.
The case involves a 38-year-old woman who recently travelled to northern Italy.
She is “in good health,” ministry spokesman Sotiris Tsiordas told a press conference, quoted by local media.
“The woman is in good health in a hospital in Thessaloniki, she is being monitored by a group of high-level doctors,” the spokesman said, quoted by public television. “Her relatives will be placed in quarantine,” he added.