According to a new report from DailyMail, in a sure sign that coronavirus fears have swept the world, a Lithuanian man locked his wife in the bathroom over fears she had coronavirus.
His wife had just met a Chinese woman who had arrived from Italy.
The woman was later tested and came out negative.
DailyMail reports a Lithuanian man locked his wife in a bathroom over fears she had coronavirus after she met with a Chinese woman who had arrived from Italy.
The man’s wife called police, who rushed to the apartment in the capital Vilnius.
The man said he had locked her up after ‘consulting on the phone with doctors’ on how to avoid infection, according to local police.
However he was not arrested and the woman did not press charges.
The woman did get tested just in case and came out negative.
So far Lithuania has only reported one case of the deadly disease which is sweeping across the globe.
Tunisia, Jordan and Indonesia today became the latest countries to be struck by the coronavirus.
Seventy countries or territories have now recorded cases, including more than 30 in the past week.