According to the latest report by Serbian health authorities, the number of newly confirmed Covid-19 cases rose by 82, and the total number of cases in the country amounts to 741, covid19.rs portal reported.
The authorities tested 376 samples of which 82 were positive, the portal said, adding that the national laboratory at the Torlak Institute so far tested 2,462 samples from persons suspected of Covid-19, the portal said.
Virus related deaths also rise
Belgrade's University Hospital Centre Dr Dragica Misovic also recorded two new Covid-19 related fatalities. According to Dr Darija Kisic-Tepavcevic, the patients are two elderly women, age 82 and 86, who suffered from several other chronic diseases.
Thus the number of deaths resulted from the new coronavirus in Serbia also rose to 13.