Since the last report on the epidemiological situation in Republika Srpska (RS), in the last 24 hours, 524 laboratory samples have been tested at the Institute of Public Health of RS, the University Clinical Center of RS and the Hospital “Sveti Vracevi” in Bijeljina, and a new coronavirus (SARS-CoV- 2) was confirmed in 13 persons in RS, Avaz news portal reports.
“There are eight women and five men. Three women are middle-aged and five women are older. Five men are middle-aged. According to the place of residence, three people are from Prijedor and Banja Luka, two people are from Mrkonjic Grad and Teslic, and one person is from Derventa, Kozarska Dubica and Prnjavor. Six people had contact with previously confirmed cases. One person was hospitalized, while the others will be in isolation in accordance with defined procedures,” RS Ministry of Health and Social Welfare said in a statement.
So far, 1,351 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in RS, and a total of 100 people have died in whom a test for the new virus has been confirmed. A total of 737 people recovered, and 24,012 people were tested for (SARS-CoV-2).