CHISINAU (Reuters) – Moldova has reported its first confirmed coronavirus case, the Moldovan health ministry said late on Saturday.

The 48-year-old woman was hospitalized on Saturday after she arrived from Italy, the ministry said in a statement.

“The person was taken from the airport … with bilateral pneumonia, acute respiratory failure, fever, cough, general weakness,” it said.

(Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Editing by Lincoln Feast.)