Coronavirus pandemic daily regional update on February 22, 2021

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A roundup of the daily reports on the coronavirus pandemic from the countries of the region on February 22, 2021.

Croatia

In the last 24 hours, Croatia has conducted 2,242 coronavirus tests, and of them 72, that is 3.2%, have returned positive, while there have been 20 COVID-related deaths, the national COVID-19 crisis management team stated on Monday morning.

There are currently 2,111 active cases, of whom 792 are hospitalised patients, including 68 placed on ventilators. A total of 11,267 are self-isolating. Since 25 February 2020 when Croatia registered its first case of the infection with this novel virus, 1.3 million tests have been conducted, and 240,017 people have contracted the virus. Of them, 232,457 have recovered, including 312 in the last 24 hours. The death toll has climbed to 5,449.

Bosnia-Herzegovina

Bosnian health officials reported 341 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, along with nine virus-related fatalities.

The country’s Federation (FBiH) entity reported 106 new cases after testing 1,221 samples for the new coronavirus. The entity’s Public Health Institute said they recorded six deaths caused by the virus. The Republika Srpska (RS) region said they registered 55 new cases of the disease after testing 449 suspected samples. This entity also reported having three fatalities over the last 24 hours. Brcko District health officials said they recorded two new coronavirus cases.

Kosovo

The Kosovo National Public Health Institute said that one person died of coronavirus-related ailments over the past 24 hours.

It said that 2,996 people had been tested in that period including 398 who tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. There are 6,639 active cases. A total of 66,380 people tested positive since the pandemic broke out.

Montenegro

Montenegro’s Public Health Institute said that seven people died of coronavirus-related ailments over the past 24 hours, bringing the total ot 957 since the pandemic broke out.

It said that 1,682 people were tested for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in that period including 400 who tested positive. There are 8,233 active cases. A total of 72,395 people tested positive to date.