The Croatian Institute of Public Health (CIPH)has published a weekly report with the latest information related to the fight against coronavirus.
A total of 120 people have died in this wave of the epidemic and the majority of the deceased had significant comorbidities or were elderly. The average age of deaths in this wave of the epidemic is 76.7.
In the two-week period from September 1 to September 14 all counties across Croatia recorded new cases of Covid-19. The highest number of new cases was recorded in the Split-Dalmatia County, followed by the City of Zagreb and the Dubrovnik-Neretva County.
The lowest number of new cases was recorded in Međimurje and Varaždin counties. The Split-Dalmatia County also has the highest 14-day rate, followed by the Dubrovnik-Neretva and Požega-Slavonia counties, according to the CIPH on its website.
The number of hospitalized cases per day last week ranged between a minimum of 17 and a maximum of 42, while the share of hospitalized cases in the total daily number of confirmed cases ranged from 9.7 percent to 26.2 percent.
Of the total number of confirmed cases in a given weekly period, 14 percent were hospitalized. In the same period, 16 people were put on a ventilator, which is 1.1 percent of the total number of confirmed cases, according to the CIPH.
In the last week, 26 people died, of which ten (38.5 percent) were on a ventilator.