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Test on Italian pilgrim to Mount Athos negative for coronavirus

A sample taken from an Italian pilgrim to Mount Athos has tested negative for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the AHEPA hospital announced on Monday.

The 50-year-old Italian was sent to the COVID-19 referral hospital after he presented the symptoms (a cough and fever) of a suspected coronavirus infection. Based on the tests carried out, he appears to be suffering from an ordinary flu.