Bosnia saw its 27th confirmed COVID-19 case on Tuesday when a person in the southern city of Mostar tested positive for the virus.
The patient, who had pneumonia, arrived at the hospital along with his son on Monday. On Tuesday morning, it was determined that he contracted the coronavirus. His son tested negative.
The samples are being sent to Sarajevo for final confirmation.
Bosnia’s Council of Ministers declared a state of disaster earlier on Tuesday.
According to unofficial information, the entire department at the Mostar University Clinical Hospital where the patient was being treated has been quarantined..