Montenegro is the only country in Europe without infected people
Montenegro is the only tracked country in the Western Balkans region with no reported cases by March 12.
There are no confirmed cases in Montenegro, although 392 people are under surveillance because they have been in the area with widespread transmission of the virus in the past 14 days. Since the beginning of the event, 44 people have been tested in the laboratories of the Institute of Public Health. The results of all laboratory analyses to date have been negative.
The authorities of Montenegro have suspended flights to Bologna, Milan, Rome because of outbreaks in Italy.
Mr Milo Đukanović, President of Montenegro, said that “there is real possibility that cases of coronavirus appear in Montenegro” but he pointed out that “there are no registered cases yet”. He said healthcare system was preparing for the potential outbreak and the state was doing its best to provide maximum protection.
Sources: CDM, N1