Covid-19: Record number of newly infected in Serbia, Slovenia and Croatia

Woman with coronavirus protection mask in Serbia / Photo: EPA-EFE / ANDREJ CUKIC

The epidemiological situation in the countries of the Western Balkans is aggravated, and especially difficult in Slovenia, Serbia and Croatia, where they are recorded today a record number of newly infected.

Srbiјa recorded today record number of newly infected with coronavirus - 18 006 cases of 39 tested specimens, the health ministry said earlier today Prime Minister Ana Brnabiќ announced that the number would be "catastrophic".

Of the nearly 40 tested, 000 percent were positive, meaning that almost every second person tested was infected with the corona. In the past night and day from the consequences of covid-45,3 26 people died.

In Serbia at the beginning of the year there were just over 2000 infected a day, but the number of infected began to grow sharply, which experts associate with mass gatherings to celebrate the New Year.

In the past XNUMX hours in Croatia, 6001 people tested positive for rapid antigen, and 40 were tested. When you add the positives that made the PCR tests, you get the number of 575 newly infected, which is a record since the beginning of the pandemic in that country.

Absolute daily record of 8681 new cases of coronavirus was confirmed yesterday at Slovenia, STA announced today. The agency points out that the positivity rate reached almost 63 percent. The weekly increase in new cases is almost 17 percent.

In Босна и Херцеговина are registered today 3342 newly infected persons of a total of 7529 tested for coronavirus. In the past 24 hours 39 people died, of which 25 in the Federation of BiH, 13 in Republika Srpska and one in Brcko County.

In the past 24 hours in The Federation of BiH 5831 persons were tested, and at 2564 is confirmed coronavirus. In Republika Srpska 1161 persons were tested, and at 587 coronavirus confirmed, and in Brcko County are registered today 191 new case of 537 tested.

In the last 24 hours in Montenegro from coronavirus six people died, 1814 new cases of infection were registered, said the Institute of Public Health (IPH). Among the dead, the youngest was 63 and the oldest 89 years old.

One person died as a consequence of coronavirus in Kosovo, 720 are positive, said the Ministry of Health based on the latest data from the National Institute of Public Health of Kosovo (NIHR). In the same period, 4785 samples were tested, and 720 citizens were positive. Today, 159 citizens have recovered, bringing the total number of recovered to 158. There are currently 909 active cases in Kosovo.

Source: MIA

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