Bosnia reports 10 new Covid-19 cases and 3 deaths over the past 24 hours

NEWS 26.05.2020 13:04
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Bosnia's health authorities reported 10 new Covid-19 cases and three deaths, over the past 24 hours. Of this number, seven are from the Serb-dominated Republika Srpska (RS) entity and three from the Bosniak-Croat shared Federation (FBih) entity.

The RS entity tested 213 samples for Covid-19, of which seven came back positive – four men and three women.

This entity also recorded three fatalities over the past 24 hours, all three were men who suffered from multiple chronic diseases.

The FBiH entity, on the other hand, recorded only three new cases after testing 339 samples, Zlatan Perisic from the FBiH Health Ministry said, adding that it is normal to continue to have new sporadic cases, and warned that the second wave of Covid-19 is very likely.

“That is why we insist on caution and personal protective measures and we will continue to monitor the situation in the future,” Perisic said.

As of today, the country's total number of confirmed cases stands at 2,416, of which 1,721 have recovered and 149 had died, the state Civil Affairs Ministry said.