August 28, 2020 - Laboratories of the Institute of Public Health have completed PCR analysis of 601 samples for the new coronavirus since the last section, discovering 105 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of active COVID-19 cases in Montenegro is currently 840.
Since the last section, three deaths have been reported in patients from Nikšić and Plav (2), treated at the Nikšić General Hospital and the Berane General Hospital. The deceased patients were born in 1935, 1952, and 1963. The total number of deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of June is 83, and since the beginning of the year: 92.
Recovery has been reported in 125 patients.
Since the beginning of the first wave of the COVID-19 epidemic in mid-March, 4,663 cases of new coronavirus infection have been registered in Montenegro.
The Clinical Center of Montenegro is currently treating 19 patients with COVID-19 infection. Six patients have been connected to non-invasive ventilation, and they remain in a live-threatening condition.
Hospitalized COVID-19 patients will also be able to vote
Citizens who are in self-isolation or quarantine, and do not have coronavirus, will temporarily go out to vote on the day of parliamentary and local elections in several Montenegrin municipalities, scheduled for Sunday, August 30, and then return to quarantine or home. Citizens who are COVID-19 positive and are recovering at home will be able to vote by post, and the same opportunity will be available to patients in the hospital.
The order was issued by the Ministry of Health this evening on the advice of the Institute of Public Health (IPH), Tevizija Vijesti reported.
Poland has banned flights from 46 countries, including Montenegro
According to the proposed draft law, Poland will ban flights from 46 countries from September 2 due to the increase in coronavirus infections.
Among the countries affected by the flight ban are France, Spain, Romania, the United States, Israel, Mexico and Brazil, and Croatia and Montenegro are on the updated list.
The decision is a targeted measure by the government, which is trying to curb the spread of the epidemic this time without quarantine, writes the Guardian.