COVID-19 in Montenegro: 1119 Active Cases, Three New Deaths, Update August 11, 2020

By , 11 Aug 2020, 18:36 PM News
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August 11, 2020 - Since the last cross-section, the Institute of Public Health laboratories has completed PCR analysis of 533 samples for the new coronavirus, among which 52 new cases of COVID-19 infection have been detected. The total number of active COVID-19 cases in Montenegro is currently 1119.

New positives were sent for testing from the following municipalities:
Podgorica 21
Bijelo Polje 8
Rožaje 8
Berane 6
Niksic 3
Ulcinj 3
Pljevlja 2
Bar 1

Since the last cross-section, three deaths have been reported to the Institute of patients from Tuzi, Nikšić and Pljevlja, born in 1947, 1950 and 1954, who were treated at the Clinical Center of Montenegro (1) and the General Hospital Nikšić (2).

The number of COVID-19-related deaths since the beginning of June is 62. Since the beginning of the first wave of the epidemic in mid-March, 71.

The recovery of 37 patients was reported.

Since the beginning of the year, the number of registered cases of infection with the new coronavirus is 3748.

The Clinical Center of Montenegro is currently treating 29 patients with confirmed COVID-19 infection, of which 13 are in the Clinic for Infectious Diseases, 14 in the Internal Clinic, one is in the Center for Vascular Surgery and one child with comorbidity is in the Institute for Paediatric Diseases.

"In the Intensive Care Unit, there are two COVID-19 patients in a life-threatening condition, one of whom is connected to invasive mechanical ventilation (respirator), and 12 in the Semi-Intensive Unit," the statement reads.
48 COVID-19-positive patients are being treated in the General Hospital in Berane.

"A total of four patients have a severe clinical picture, and two patients are in a life-threatening condition on mechanical non-invasive ventilation," the General Hospital in Berane announced.

Three COVID-19 patients are currently being treated at the General Hospital in Bijelo Polje.

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