Coronavirus: Croatia reports 1,394 new cases, 9 deaths

NEWS 17.09.2021 12:55
Source: Goran Stanzl/PIXSELL

In the last 24 hours, Croatian health authorities conducted 11,159 coronavirus tests, of which 1,394, or 12.5 percent, have returned positive. In the same period nine more Covid-19 patients have died, raising the death toll to date to 8,481, the national Covid-19 task force reported on Friday.

There are currently 7,991 active cases in the country, including 651 hospitalised patients, 77 of whom are placed on ventilators. Also, 18,710 people are self-isolating.

Since the first registered case of the infection with this novel virus in Croatia on 25 February 2020, over 2.7 million tests have been conducted, showing that 389,654 people have caught the virus, and  of them 373,182 have recovered, including 1.037 in the last 24 hours.

Since the start of the vaccine rollout in the country, 43.76% of the total population, or 52.52% of the adult population, have been vaccinated. The statistics show that 49.29% of the adult population have been fully vaccinated.