COVID-19 in Montenegro: 962 Active Cases, 55 New, Update August 20, 2020

By , 20 Aug 2020, 05:45 AM News
COVID-19 in Montenegro: 962 Active Cases, 55 New, Update August 20, 2020 Illustration, Source: AntenaM

August 20, 2020 - The laboratories of the Institute of Public Health have completed PCR analysis of 393 samples for the new coronavirus in the last 24 hours, among which 55 new cases of COVID-19 infection have been detected. The number of currently active cases in Montenegro is 962.

The number of new COVID-19 cases per municipality:

Podgorica 18
Bijelo Polje 13
Niksic 5
Ulcinj 3
Berane 3
Bar 3
Plav 2
Plužine 2
Rozaje 1
Budva 1
Cetinje 1
Pljevlja 1
Mojkovac 1
Herceg Novi 1
Since the last section, one death has been reported to the Institute in a patient born in 1939, treated at the General Hospital in Nikšić. Since the beginning of June, the total number of deaths related to COVID-19 is 72. Since the beginning of the year, 81.
Fifty-nine patients recovered yesterday.
Since the beginning of the year, the number of registered cases of infection with the new coronavirus is 4229.

The number of COVID-19 cases is growing in the region

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, and Slovenia is growing day by day. According to the latest data, BiH has seen the most significant increase in the number of coronavirus cases in the entire region where 340 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours, while eight COVID-19 patients died.
Two hundred and fifty-five new cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Croatia, and the number of currently active COVID-19 cases is 1689.
In the last 24 hours, 1,159 people were tested for coronavirus in Slovenia, among which 34 new cases of infection were confirmed, the Slovenian government announced. This is twice as many as the previous day when 17 new COVID-19 cases were discovered. There are currently 16 patients hospitalized in the country.
During the epidemic, testing has revealed a total of 1,827 cases of infection in Slovenia, and today, according to official estimates, there are 256 active cases.
According to the latest cross-section of Albania's situation, 158 new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the previous 24 hours, and two people have died.
In North Macedonia, 1,902 samples were tested for coronavirus in the same period, of which 108 were positive, and two have died.
According to the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, in the last 14 days Croatia has seen a total of 33.4 infections per 100,000 inhabitants, which ranks it among the ten countries with the highest number of coronavirus patients in Europe.
Spain has seen the highest numbers in the given period, where 132.2 infections have been recorded per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Luxembourg and Malta, with just above 98 per 100,000 infected.
Austria, which has put Croatia on the "red list," has 26.8 infections per 100,000, neighboring Slovenia 12.4, Italy 10, and Hungary has the lowest number, with only 4.4 infections per 100,000 recorded in the last two weeks, according to Croatian media.

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