The first death caused by coronavirus in Bosnia and Herzegovina was confirmed on Saturday in Bihac. According to the director of the Cantonal Hospital “Dr. Irfan Ljubijankic” Hajrudin Havic, the victim is an elderly lady who was transported to this hospital two days ago, Klix.ba news portal reports.
Havic said that out of five samples sent to Clinical University Centre Sarajevo on Saturday, two positive tests were confirmed.
“A woman who was more than 70 years old and who was a chronic patient died overnight and now has been confirmed that she was coronavirus positive,” Havic explained.
He also pointed out that today’s second positive test is related to an earlier case. “It is the wife of a man who was hospitalized in the isolation ward of the Infectious Diseases Division, and he was the second confirmed case of a coronavirus in the city of Bihac. The younger man is still in difficult health condition but it is currently stable,” Havic added in a statement to Fena news agency.
Four positive cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Bihac so far.