COVID-19 in Montenegro: Five New Cases Confirmed, 43 in Total, Update June 22, 2020

By , 22 Jun 2020, 21:00 PM News
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168 samples analyzed

New patients from Ulcinj, Rožaje and Bar

June 22, 2020 - 20:45 There have been a further five COVID-19 patients in Montenego, the Institute for Public Health announced, with two each in Ulcinj and Rožaje, and one in Bar.

"Four are contacts of previously positive cases, and the source of the disease in one patient is currently being investigated," the Institute for Public Health announced.

The Institute’s laboratories have analyzed 168 samples since the last series of tests.

There are currently 43 active COVID-19 cases in Montenegro:

Rožaje: 16

Podgorica: 12

Berane: 3

Ulcinj: 3

Budva: 3

Cetinje: 2

Bar: 2

Bijelo Polje: 1

Danilovgrad: 1

Montenegro was corona free for three weeks

After being the last corona free country in Europe, Montenegro reported its first COVID-19 cases on March 17. After 62 days of the successful counter-epidemic strategy by the Institute of Public Health, no new cases of infection occurred for 42 days- from May 5 to June 14, when the Institute's laboratories reported four imported cases.

The last patient of the "first COVID-19 wave" in Montenegro recovered on May 24, making Montenegro a corona-free country for three weeks.

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