Croatia reports 828 new coronavirus infections, 15 deaths

NEWS 26.10.2020 10:39
Source: Tomislav Miletic/PIXSELL (ILUSTRACIJA)

Croatia has registered 828 new cases of the coronavirus infection over the past 24 hours, and there have been 15 deaths, the national Covid-19 response team said on Monday.

The number of active cases in Croatia now stands at 10,919. There are 864 Covid patients in hospitals, and 65 are on ventilators.

Since February 25, when Croatia registered its first case of the coronavirus infection, 37,208 people have contracted coronavirus, 452 of them have died, and 25,837 have recovered, including 1,038 who have recovered in the last 24 hours.

There are currently 26,730 people in self-isolation.

To date, 449,541 people have been tested for coronavirus, 3,973 of whom in the last 24 hours.

Schools in Zagreb may switch to online classes

The head of the Zagreb City health department, Vjekoslav Jelec, said that 558 new cases of the coronavirus infection had been recorded in Zagreb in the past 24 hours.

Jelec underlined that the health system was under strain due to the fact that there was a large number of health workers who were infected or in self-isolation.

He also noted that switching to online classes was a possibility.

17-year-old girl, infected with Covid-19, dies in Split

A 17-year-old girl, who was positive for coronavirus, died in Split on Saturday.

According to unofficial sources, the girl, who suffered from asthma, became ill while at home with her parents. Even though she was quickly taken to a local clinic and then to the KBC Split hospital, the doctors were unable to save her.

A test confirmed that she was infected with coronavirus.