Coronavirus pandemic daily regional update on February 26, 2021

NEWS 26.02.2021 14:48
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A roundup of the daily reports on the coronavirus pandemic from the region's countries on February 26, 2021.

Croatia

In the past 24 hours Croatia has confirmed 505 new cases of coronavirus and 14 related deaths, the national COVID response team said on Friday.

There are currently 3,046 active cases in the country, including 780 hospitalised patients, 73 of whom are on ventilators, while 13,534 people are in self-isolation.

To date, a total of 1,332,840 people have been tested for the virus, including 5,071 in the past 24 hours.

Since February 25 2020, when the first case was identified in Croatia, there have been 242,097 registered cases of coronavirus and 5,503 COVID-related deaths.

A total of 233,548 people have recovered from the disease, 378 of whom in the past 24 hours.

Bosnia-Herzegovina

A total of 469 new coronavirus infections were confirmed in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and another nine COVID-19 patients passed away in the country in the past 24 hours, healthcare authorities reported on Friday.

Of the 2,008 people tested in Bosnia’s Federation (FBiH) entity since Thursday, 280 were positive. Six more COVID-19 patients passed away in FBiH.

In the other semi-autonomous entity, Republika Srpska (RS), 159 of the 641 people tested were positive, and two died due to the disease.

Bosnia’s Brcko DIstrict also registered 30 new coronavirus infections and one COVID-19 fatality.

More than 130,000 people tested positive for the virus in Bosnia since the beginning of the pandemic.

Bosnia’s COVID-19 death toll has surpassed 5,000.

Kosovo

The authorities in Pristina said that five people died of coronavirus-related ailments over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths since the pandemic broke out to 1,592.

A total of 2,570 people were tested for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in that period including 445 who tested positive. There are 7,321 active cases. A total of 300,198 people were tested since the pandemic broke out, including 68,351 who tested positive.

Montenegro

The Montenegrin Public Health Institute said that seven people died of coronavirus-related ailments over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths since the pandemic broke out to 994.

It said that 2,281 people were tested for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in that period including 606 who tested positive. A total of 74,789 people tested positive since the pandemic broke out.