Bosnia sees another spike in new coronavirus infections, no new deaths reported

NEWS 17.06.2020 12:26
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Source: Marijan Murat/Pool via Reuters

Bosnia has recorded 56 new coronavirus infections, 24 in the Federation (FBiH) and 32 in Republika Srpska (RS), the healthcare authorities of two semi-autonomous regions confirmed on Wednesday in their daily updates. No new fatalities caused by Covid-19 have been reported in the country over the last 24 hours.

According to the Civil Affairs Ministry, the country’s coronavirus tally stands at 3,141 and the death toll remains unchanged with 168 confirmed fatalities. The total of 2,197 patients has recovered.

With 24 new cases reported in Tuzla Canton, Zenica-Doboj Canton, Herzegovina-Neretva Canton and Sarajevo Canton, the FBiH’s total is now at 1,397 Covid-19 patients.

To date, 981 have recovered and 45 died in the region as a result of the coronavirus infection.

The FBiH healthcare authorities have performed 471 coronavirus tests in the last 24 hours and 45,457 since the epidemic outbreak.

As for RS, the region has so far recorded 1,724 Covid-19 patients, 32 since the last update.

1,200 patients have recovered and 119 died due to Covid-19.

Since the epidemic outbreak, the RS healthcare authorities have performed 32,703 coronavirus tests, 322 in the last 24 hours.

Brcko District, a separate administrative unit in the north, has seen 20 confirmed Covid-19 patients, of which 16 recovered and four died.

Competent authorities have once again urged the citizens to obey the measures to prevent the virus spread.