Coronavirus pandemic daily regional update on January 18, 2021

NEWS 18.01.2021 14:08
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A roundup of the daily reports on the coronavirus pandemic from the countries of the region on January 18, 2021.


Croatia registered 174 new coronavirus cases after 2,369 tests conducted in the last 24 hours and 39 people have died from coronavirus-related complications, the national coronavirus response team said on Monday.

Currently, there are 3,276 active cases in the country, of whom 1,742 people are receiving hospital treatment and 139 of them are on ventilators. A total of 16,687 people are in self-isolation. Since 25 February 2020, when the first case was confirmed in Croatia, 225,128 people have been infected with the novel virus, of whom 4,655 have died and 217,197 have recovered, including 917 in the last 24 hours. To date, 1,120,894 people have been tested.


Bosnia and Herzegovina reported 110 new cases of the coronavirus infection out of 1,826 lab tests performed, the healthcare authorities confirmed on Monday.

The Federation entity (FBiH) saw a significant drop in the daily coronavirus cases while maintaining the number of tests performed per day at around 2,000. On Monday, the region logged 52 new patients out of 1,289 tests performed. The region has to date confirmed 2,380 fatalities, nine in the past 24 hours. As for Republika Srpska (RS), the healthcare authorities in this part of the country reported 55 new cases out of 533 performed tests. The region also confirmed five deaths since the last update, 1,858 since the epidemic outbreak. Brcko District, a separate administrative unit in the north of the country, confirmed three new Covid-19 patients. According to official data, the country’s coronavirus total now stands at 118,083. The total of 86,505 patients has recovered to this date, 622 in the last 24 hours. The country’s death toll stands at 4,385.

North Macedonia

North Macedonia’s Health Ministry said on Monday that over the last 24 hours, 13 patients died from COVID-19-related complications, while out 529 tested people 63 were positive for the coronavirus.

The death toll stood at 2,715, while 73,777 have recovered and  88,992 people have been infected out of 432,241 tested since the epidemic outbreak.

On Monday, there were 12,500 active infection cases.


Over the last 24 hours, one patient died from COVID-19-related complications, and out of 1,377 tested people, 267 were positive for the coronavirus in Kosovo, the Beta news agency reported on Monday.

The death toll stood at 1,411, while 49,432 patients have recovered since the epidemic outbreak.

At the same time, out of 209,960 tested people, 56,118 have been confirmed infected with the new virus.

On Monday, there were 5,275 active infection cases.


Montenegro’s Public Health Institute said on Monday that over the last 24 hours, one patient died from COVID-19-related complications, while out 1,060 people tested, 310 were infected with the coronavirus.

The death toll stood at 746 patients, while on Monday 550 people recovered.

Currently, there were 9,233 active cases of the infection., while since the epidemic outbreak, 55,803 people were confirmed positive for the coronavirus.