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Meeting of Government of Federation of BiH on Epidemiological Situation Today

At the invitation of the Prime Minister of the Federation of BiH Fadil Novalic, a meeting will be held in Sarajevo today to define joint activities and measures related to the epidemiological situation caused by the coronavirus and immunization of the population of the Federation of BiH. 

The Deputy Prime Ministers of the FBiH, the Federal Minister of Health, the Director of the Institute of Public Health of the FBiH, the Prime Ministers and Ministers of Health of all ten cantons, and the directors of all cantonal institutes of public health were invited to the meeting. 

In the past 24 hours, 38 new cases of coronavirus infection were confirmed in the Sarajevo Canton, after laboratory testing of 561 samples, the Public Health Institute of Canton Sarajevo announced. 

In the same period, 45 of our fellow citizens recovered from the Covid-19 infection. One person died as a result of this infection. There are currently 88 patients in hospital, 68 of whom have an acute infection, while the rest are post covid or under observation.

At the Clinical Center of the University of Sarajevo, 50 patients are treated, and at the General Hospital “Prim.dr. Abdulah Nakas” 38. 

One patient is on a respirator, while six of them use oxygen support breathing above 15 liters per minute. The Sarajevo Canton today records 492 active cases Covid-19 infections.

There are currently 1,483 people in self-isolation, and since the beginning of the pandemic in Sarajevo Canton, a total of 54,081 people have been infected with coronavirus and 52,289 have been cured. 

According to the data of the Institute of Public Health of CS, in the past seven days the average number of infected is 74, while the weekly incidence, ie the number of patients per 100,000 inhabitants, is 123.

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