Croatia reports 130 new Covid cases

NEWS 12.08.2020 15:08
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Source: SILVIO AVILA / AFP

In the past 24 hours, there have been 130 new cases of the coronavirus infection in Croatia, and currently there are 686 active cases, the national Covid-19 crisis management team said on Wednesday.

There are now 117 Covid patients in hospitals, and eight of them are placed on ventilators. There have been no new deaths in the last 24 hours.

Since the first confirmed case of the infection on 25 February in Croatia, a total of 5,870 persons have been diagnosed with the coronavirus infection, and of them 160 have died, while 5,024 have recovered.

Currently, there are 2,279 persons in self-isolation. To date, 132,292 persons have been tested for, including 1,604 in the last 24 hours.

“There are currently no significant new hotspots. What is characteristic is that people are returning from their holidays, and a lot of young people have become infected. The average age of new coronavirus patients is 34, these are predominantly younger people who have mostly been to different gatherings and places where young people have fun,” Croatian Public Health Institute head Krunoslav Capak said.