ZAGREB, Aug 4, 2020 – In the past 24 hours, 24 new cases of the coronavirus have been identified in Croatia and one person has died, the national coronavirus crisis management team said on Tuesday.
“In the past 24 hours, there have been 24 new cases of the SARS.CoV-2 virus and the current number of infected people or active cases in Croatia today is 647,” the COVID response team said.
Among them, 117 patients are being treated in hospital and seven of them are on ventilators.
Since 25 February 2020, when the first case of the virus was identified in Croatia, 5,318 people have been infected with the coronavirus and 154 of them have died while 4,517 have recovered. Currently, 2,490 people are in self-isolation.
To date, 123,199 people have been tested for the novel virus, including 1,133 in the past 24 hours.
The national response team accepted a recommendation by the COVID response team of Vukovar-Srijem County that the epidemiological measures in place be extended for another 15 days, until August 19, in this eastern county. That means that all wedding parties in that county will be allowed in the presence of immediate family only.