Northern Ireland has confirmed its first presumed case of coronavirus, bringing the UK total to 16.
Chief Medical Officer Dr Michael McBride said an adult had showed a presumptive positive result for Covid-19 and the diagnosis was being verified by laboratories in England.
The patient had travelled from northern Italy via Dublin, officials said at a briefing in Belfast,
No further details have been released about the individual, who contacted a GP and put themselves in self-isolation when suspicions arose.
They are currently receiving specialist care.