Croatia breaks its daily record again with 306 new coronavirus cases on Saturday

NEWS 22.08.2020 14:56
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A record 306 new coronavirus cases have been detected in the past 24 hours, which puts the number of active cases in Croatia at 2,052, the national COVID-19 response team said on Saturday.

Of the new cases, 143 are undergoing hospital treatment, including 12 who are on ventilators. One more person has died.

Since February 25, when the first case of the coronavirus infection was reported in the country, 7,900 people have contracted the disease, of whom 170 have died while 5,678 have recovered.

A total of 6,868 people are self-isolating.

To date, 148,742 people have been tested for the virus, including 2,574 in the last 24 hours.