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|2020 coronavirus pandemic in Montenegro|
|Arrival date||17 March 2020|
(2 weeks and 2 days ago)
The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic was confirmed to have spread to Montenegro when its first case was confirmed on 17 March 2020, making it the last European country to register a case of SARS-CoV-2. As of 2 April 2020,[update] the total number of cases in Montenegro is 140.
On 17 March, Montenegro confirmed its first two cases of COVID-19, two females born in 1948 and 1973, of which one in the capital city Podgorica, the other in Ulcinj. One of the first two cases arrived 12 days earlier from the United States. The other one arrived from Spain and was under medical surveillance.
On 18 March, 6 more cases were confirmed. One of them had no links to the two cases from the day before.
On 19 March, 2 more cases were confirmed, bringing the amount of infected in the country to 10. Later that day, three more cases were confirmed, bringing the amount of infected in the country to 13.
On 21 March, 2 new cases were confirmed.
On 22 March, six new cases were confirmed. One of these cases, a man who traveled several days ago from Serbia, aged 65, died one day after admitting to the hospital, thus becoming the country's first fatal case.
On 23 March, five new cases were confirmed.
On 24 March, 18 new cases were confirmed. As 15 of the new cases were recorded in Tuzi, the government imposed a complete lockdown on Tuzi. Tuzi is the first municipality in Montenegro that was put in a complete lockdown in the pandemic with only essential services allowed to operate.
On 27 March (07:45), one more case was confirmed. Later that day (17:45), five more cases were confirmed, all of them in Andrijevica, while 6,278 people where under medical control. Later that day (21:00), seven more cases were confirmed, 4 in Tuzi and 3 in Bar.
On 29 March, one new case was confirmed.
On 30 March, 6 new cases were confirmed.
On 31 March, 18 new cases were confirmed.
On 1 April, 14 new cases were confirmed.