At the Clinical Center of the University of Sarajevo, 502 samples were tested for the presence of coronavirus, and of that number, 85 newly infected were confirmed, Vijesti.ba news portal reports.
There are 74 positives in Sarajevo, 10 in Gorazde and one in Visoko.
“At the moment, there are 88 patients in the isolation ward in Podhrastovi and it is already over the capacity. Yesterday, we had 19 admissions to the isolation ward. The canton must open an additional isolation ward in the General Hospital today,” Sebija Izetbegovic, Director General of KCUS stated for Faktor.
She confirmed that at the Pediatric Clinic, two patients were placed in isolation.
“The situation in Sarajevo is alarming. Only KCUS takes care of coronavirus patients who need hospitalization. It is unbelievable that neither the Institute of Public Health nor the General Hospital have built an isolation ward since February, “said Izetbegovic, appealing for urgent steps to be taken in Sarajevo Canton to open a new isolation ward.