COVID-19 Kills 11 in Serbia, 266 Newly Infected | Beta Briefing

COVID-19 Kills 11 in Serbia, 266 Newly Infected

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Archive / News | 24.05.21 | access_time 08:35


In the last 24 hours, 11 people have died of COVID-19 in Serbia, which raises the death toll of the epidemic to 6,777, the Ministry of Health said in a press release on May 23.

The testing of 6,848 persons revealed 266 new cases. There are 1,402 patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19, 66 of whom are on ventilators.

Since the outbreak, 4,077,396 people have been tested in Serbia, of whom 709,939 were found to be positive for the coronavirus.

Epidemiologist Predrag Kon said on May 23 that a "major" relaxation of anti-COVID measures was imminent, but that loosening the requirement of wearing masks would be the "slowest." "We expect the situation with the epidemic to be stable in the coming period, though the virus will be present, but as early as mid-July we will begin with a major relaxation of measures Kon told Prva TV, adding that it was "paramount" that fatalities went down.

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