A roundup of the daily reports on the coronavirus pandemic from the region's countries on January 25, 2021.
Over the past 24 hours, Croatia has registered 134 new cases of the coronavirus infection and 32 related deaths, the national COVID-19 crisis management team said on Monday.
The number of active cases in Croatia stands at 2,519. There are 1,485 COVID patients in hospitals, 138 on ventilators. There are 15,109 people in self-isolation. To date, 1,156,456 people have been tested, including 2,423 in the last 24 hours. Since February 25, 2020, when Croatia registered its first case, 229,054 people have contracted the novel coronavirus, 4,859 of whom have died. A total of 221,676 people have recovered, including 579 over the past 24 hours.
Bosnia and Herzegovina reported 100 new cases of infection with the novel coronavirus alongside 18 fatalities among Covid-19 patients, healthcare authorities confirmed on Monday. Also, 976 patients have recovered.
The results came from 1,167 lab tests performed since the last update. Despite the flattening curve, the authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina are keeping the epidemiological measures in effect to contain the virus spread. Bosnia is still one of the rare countries in the region and Europe awaiting its first coronavirus vaccines to arrive and to start mass immunization. Bosnia’s Federation entity confirmed the total of 77,501 Covid-19 patients, of which 64,006 recovered to date. With 2,427 fatalities among Covid-19 patients, this part of the country now has 11,069 active cases. As for Republika Srpska entity, its healthcare authorities recorded a total of 39,602 patients. To date, 2,013 died and 26,107 have recovered. Currently, 610 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised in this region. Brcko District, a separate administrative unit, reported the total of 3,040 patients, with 2,492 recoveries and 153 fatal outcomes. Bosnia’s coronavirus total stands at 120,143. The total of 92,605 patients have recovered and 4,593 died.
The North Macedonia Health Ministry reported another six coronavirus-related deaths over the previous 24 hours, bringing the total to 2,791.
It said that 677 people had been tested in that period, including 63 who tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, adding that there are 9,199 active cases. A total of 443,277 people were tested since the pandemic broke out, 90,717 of who tested positive. The Public Health Institute said that another 573 patients had recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 78,727.
The Kosovo Public Health Institute reported 10 coronavirus-related deaths over the previous 24 hours, bringing the total to 1,466.
The Pristina-based Institute said that 1,903 people had been tested for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in that period, including 311 who tested positive, adding that there are 5,852 active cases. It said that 221,663 people had been tested to date, 58,399 of who tested positive. It said that 128 patients had recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 51,081.
Montenegro’s Public Health Institute reported two more coronavirus-related deaths in the previous 24 hours, bringing the total to 770 since the pandemic broke out.
It said that 1,021 people had been tested for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, including 381 who tested positive and added that there are 7,781 active cases. The Public Health Institute said that another 584 patients had recovered from COVID-19. A total of 58,697 people tested positive for the coronavirus since the pandemic broke out.