August 27, 2020 - The laboratories of the Institute of Public Health have completed PCR analysis of 540 samples for the new coronavirus in the last 24 hours, among which 66 new cases of COVID-19 infection have been registered.
Three deaths related to the new coronavirus infection were reported in patients from Nikšić (83), Bijelo Polje (77), and Plav (81).
The new cases are from the following municipalities: Podgorica 26, Rozaje 19, Bijelo Polje 7, Berane 4, Pljevlja 3, Niksic 2, Tuzi 2, Budva 1, Bar 1, Gusinje 1.
The number of deaths related to COVID-19 has been 78 since the beginning of June, and 87 since mid-May, the IPH stated.
The statement added that recovery was reported in 60 patients.
"The total number of active cases of COVID-19 in Montenegro is currently 877. Since the beginning of the year, the total number of registered cases of infection with the new coronavirus is 4,444," reads a statement from the Institute of Public Health.
The Clinical Center of Montenegro is treating 17 patients with confirmed COVID-19 infection.
Out of eight patients treated in the Internal Clinic, five are connected to non-invasive ventilation, and are in a life-threatening condition, the Clinical Center of Montenegro announced.
The General Hospital in Berane is currently treating 27 COVID-19 patients, four of whom have a severe clinical picture. Two are on non-invasive ventilation, the health institution reports.