Bosnia sees another 41 Covid-19 cases, six more deaths

Bosnia sees another 41 Covid-19 cases, six more deaths

Bosnia sees another 41 Covid-19 cases, six more deaths Izvor: Reuters/Yves Herman

Bosnia has recorded another 41 coronavirus infections in over 1,000 tested samples, which brings the country's total to 1,987, the healthcare authorities of Federation (FBiH) and Republika Srpska (RS) confirmed in their daily press conferences on Wednesday. With six more fatalities reported in RS, the country's death toll now stands at 85.

FBiH authorities have tested 603 samples over the last 24 hours, with new cases registered in the western Una-Sana Canton and the central Zenica-Doboj Canton.

To date, the FBiH healthcare authorities have performed 20,481 lab tests and Covid-119 was confirmed with 953 patients.

The region currently counts 398 active cases, while 522 patients recovered and 33 died.

Thirty-eight patients are hospitalised at the moment and three are connected to ventilators.

Republika Srpska has recorded 30 new coronavirus infections and six fatalities over the last 24 hours. The patients who died were elderly suffering from other chronic diseases.

Of 659 tested samples, 102 were performed at the University Clinical Centre in Banja Luka, the region's administrative centre, and all were negative. Dozens of tests were performed at other hospitals and nursing homes and they all were negative as well.

So far, RS has recorded 1,015 Covid-19 patients with 391 recoveries and 48 deaths.

The total of tested patients in this part of Bosnia is 15,479.

Alen Seranic, the RS Health Minister, said the percentage of the infected patients today got back to approximately 5%, which equals to the average before the weekend when this region recorded an increase in the number of infections.

Brcko District, a separate administrative unit in the north of the country, has so far recorded 19 Covid-19 patients, three deaths and 15 recoveries.

Bosnia's Covid-19 update Izvor: MCPBiH
Bosnia's Covid-19 update

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