EUROPE, Feb. 27 (CNN) - The novel coronavirus continues its spread across the world today, with Denmark and Estonia the latest countries to announce their first cases.

CNN affiliate Berlingske Media reported that a journalist at a TV channel in Denmark is the country's first confirmed case.

Across the Baltic Sea, Estonia also announced its first confirmed case of the virus.

Minister of Social Affairs Tanel Kiik told Eesti Television (ETV) the infected person was a citizen of Iran who came to Estonia on Wednesday.

The patient is now in quarantine.

Coronavirus hits Europe: At least seven European countries have confirmed their first coronavirus cases in just two days.

On Wednesday, Georgia, Greece, Romania, Norway and North Macedonia all announced they had diagnosed their first infections of the deadly disease, which has now infected more than 81,000 people globally.