The number of coronavirus cases in Croatia has risen to 867 today with news of 77 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. At today’s regular press conference, the Croatian Minister of Health, Vili Beros, confirmed that in the past 24 hours there have been 77 new cases of coronavirus in Croatia bringing the total number of people who have been infected to 867.
So far 7,015 coronavirus tests have been carried out, and there are 32 people on respirators. On a positive note 67 patients have made a full recovering from the virus.
"After the initial shock that hit the health system and after the earthquake, the Croatian health system is returning to normal. Life must move on and it must not stop. It will certainly not stop," Beros added.
Breaking down the figures the age structure of the patients is as follows - 41 people under 20, 101 people older than 70, 165 people between 40-49 years, and 187 people between 50 and 59 years-old.
“We remind you that the best defence against this virus is to maintain personal hygiene and avoid close contact. Therefore, these measures forbid all activities with large number of people in close contact and gathering of more than 5 people,” informs the government via their special coronavirus website.