One Department of Primary School in Banja Luka in Isolation because of possible Coronavirus


Classes at the Branko Copic Elementary School in Banja Luka will continue on March 9, except in one class attended by a coronavirus-positive student, Avaz news portal reports.

The children from that class and the teachers who have been examined remain in home isolation for 14 days,reminded Banja Luka Mayor Igor Radojicic.

All students and teachers of the educational institution tested on March 5 were not infected with the coronavirus but, for precaution, were in home isolation for 14 days.

In Republika Srpska entity, there are currently 241 people under medical surveillance coming from areas affected by the coronary virus and three people positive for COVID-19 who are currently without symptoms, the RS Institute of Public Health confirmed to Vijesti.ba news portal.

Pursuant to the Law on the Protection of the Population from Infectious Diseases, RS health surveillance implies medical examinations and epidemiological testing of persons who have been in contact with a person suffering from an infectious disease.

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