Update: A fifth patient tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, March 4. He is the nephew of the 47-year-old man who tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday, according to News.ro.
The man had been under isolation at home, together with his family, since February 28.
Tests performed at the beginning of the isolation period came back negative. Other tests, performed yesterday, showed he was infected with the new coronavirus.
The man currently shows no symptoms. He will be transferred to the Victor Babeş Infectious Diseases Hospital in Timişoara.
Two other families, living in the same courtyard as the newly-diagnosed man, will be placed under isolation.
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