A two-year-old child was admitted to the Hospital for Infectious Diseases Toma Ciorba in Chisinau yesterday with coronavirus symptoms. The child and his parents returned in Moldova on March 1 from an Italian risk area.
The information was announced this morning at the Focal Point meeting of the Health Ministry.
According to the Moldovan authorities, the child got sick in Italy and was diagnosed with angina and respiratory infection. He was hospitalized for three days as a result.
His condition worsened when he returned to Moldova and even had COVID-19 symptoms. The virus test result will be announced tonight. His parents didn't show any symptoms but are in quarantine.
At present, there is no infection case confirmed in Moldova, according to the ministry.