ZAGREB, July 29, 2020 – Of 1,632 tests for COVID-19 performed in Croatia in the last 24 hours, 71 have returned positive, and currently there are 754 active cases of the infection in the country, according to the coronavirus tracker presented on Wednesday by the national COVID-19 crisis management team.
Presenting the data, Health Minister Vili Beros said that a declining trajectory of active cases was noticeable since last week.
In the last 24 hours, a man aged 79 who had underlining health conditions, died due to infection-related complications in the Osijek hospital. Since the outbreak of the disease, 141 people have died due to COVID-19 complications.
Currently there are 132 coronavirus patients in hospitals, and eight of them are placed on ventilators.
The average age of infected persons is 46.9 years.
Since 25 February when Croatia reported its first confirmed case of the infection with the virus, 115,722 tests have been taken, and 4,993 have returned positive. The percentage of positive cases is 4.32%