According to Nov. 8 data, over the past 24 hours 16,799 people have been tested, of whom 4,348 tested positive for the coronavirus, while 67 patients died from the consequences of the infection.
The Ministry of Health stated that 6,661 people were currently hospitalized due to COVID-19, 270 of them on ventilators. Since the outbreak of the epidemic in the country, according to official data, a total of 1,187,372 people have tested positive for the virus, while 10,472 persons died of COVID-19.
Epidemiologist Predrag Kon said on Nov. 8 that a slight decrease in the number of new coronavirus cases could be expected in the coming week.
"The medical part of the Crisis Headquarters will not give up on (advocating) more restrictive measures until the number of newly infected drops to a safe level," Kon told Pink TV and reiterated that the primary protection against coronavirus was vaccination.