Health Minister Vili Beroš informed the government today that in the last 24 hours there had been 4,671 new cases of the infection with coronavirus, only 80 cases fewer than a week ago, and that hospitals continued to run at full capacity.
In the last 24 hours, the share of positive tests has reached 38.86%, or 1.7 percentage points less than a week before.
Hospitals are treating 2,253 persons infected with the novel virus, down by 7.51% compared to the figures presented last Wednesday.
Currently, 315 patients are placed on ventilators.
The minister said that the authorities were monitoring the situation concerning the appearance of the omicron variant of the virus.
Croatia is included in the European Commission’s plans for the procurement of antivirus drugs, the minister said adding that 1,800 doses of medicines based on monoclonal antibodies for hospital treatment of severe symptoms of COVID-19 should be delivered to Croatia until 20 December.
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