Coronavirus pandemic daily regional update on January 27, 2021

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A roundup of the daily reports on the coronavirus pandemic from the countries of the region on January 27, 2021.

Bosnia-Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina confirmed another 332 coronavirus cases and 22 Covid-19 fatalities, the healthcare authorities said on Wednesday.

The new results came from 3,050 lab tests performed. The Federation (FBiH) entity has confirmed 191 new cases out of 2,325 lab tests, while 17 patients died in the last 24 hours. The region’s healthcare authorities also reported the recovery of 192 patients. Currently, there are 10,685 active cases in this part of the country. As for Republika Srpska (RS) entity, its authorities performed 654 lab tests and confirmed 125 new Covid-19 patients. Five fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours. The total of 624 Covid-19 patients is hospitalised in this region at the moment. Brcko District reported 16 new cases since the last update. Bosnia’s coronavirus total now stands at 120,864, with 4,643 deaths among Covid-19 patients. A total of 93,657 Covid-19 patients has recovered, 325 in the last 24 hours. The country’s healthcare authorities have to date performed nearly 600,000 coronavirus tests among the population.

Slovenia

The number of new Covid-19 cases in Slovenia has increased again over the past 24 hours, with almost 16,000 tests conducted and 1,850 positive cases identified, the Slovenian government said on Wednesday, adding that measures may be ramped up again in light of the new, English virus strain.

After 15,946 tests were conducted in the past 24 hours, 1,850 proved to be positive. Nineteen people have died in the past 24 hours as a consequence of the infection. The government has announced that it will meet later in the day to discuss possible new restrictions. There are currently 1,144 patients in hospital treatment which is about 10 fewer than the day before, however, the number of new cases has jumped by 138 compared to seven days ago.

Croatia

Over the past 24 hours, Croatia has registered 857 new cases of the coronavirus infection and 31 deaths linked to Covid-19, the national Covid-19 crisis management team said on Wednesday.

The number of active cases now stands at 3,050. There are 1,381 Covid-19 patients in hospitals, 135 of whom are on ventilators. Currently, 14,969 people are self-isolating. To date 1,169,837 people have been tested, including 7,173 in the last 24 hours. Since 25 February 2020, when Croatia registered its first case, 230,359 people have contracted the novel virus, 4,913 of whom have died. A total of 222,396 people have recovered, including 286 over the past 24 hours.

Kosovo

Over the last 24 hours, eight patients died from COVID-19-related complications, and out of 2,325 tested people, 301 were positive for the coronavirus in Kosovo, media reported on Wednesday.

The death toll stood at 1,479. Since the epidemic outbreak, 225,830 people have been tested and 58,988 have been infected.

In the last 24 hours, 181 patients recovered, while currently, there were 5,991 active infection cases.

North Macedonia

North Macedonia’s Health Ministry said on Wednesday that over the last 24 hours, nine patients died from COVID-19-related complications, while out of 2,236 tested people, 394 were positive for the coronavirus.\

The death toll stood at 2,821, while 80,008 patients have recovered to date.

At the same time, 448,031 people have been tested and 91,555 have been infected.

Currently, there are 8,726 active infection cases.