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Coronavirus Dubrovnik – 71 new cases of Covid-19 across Dubrovnik-Neretva County – 1 fatality in past 24 hours

Written by  The Dubrovnik Times Mar 19, 2021

In the Dubrovnik-Neretva County, 71 new cases of coronavirus infection were recorded in the last 24 hours (29 determined by a rapid antigen test).

These are 28 people from Dubrovnik, 17 from Metković, 14 from Župa dubrovačka, six from Ploče, three from Konavle and one each from Korčula, Slivno and Vela Luka.

A total of 31 males and 40 females were infected, and 48 had an established epidemiological link.

One female person from Dubrovnik died (born in 1965).

66 people made a full recovery - 31 from Dubrovnik, 17 from Konavle, eight from Župa, five from Ploče, three from Metković, one from the Dubrovacko Primorje and one person who does not reside in our county.

In the last 24 hours, 300 samples were processed, and a total of 50,405 samples have been analysed since the beginning of the pandemic.

There are currently 678 cases of coronavirus infection active in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County, of which 498 in the wider area of Dubrovnik (Dubrovnik 300, Konavle 63, Župa dubrovačka 113, Dubrovačko primorje 14 and Ston eight cases).

65 people tested positive for coronavirus are currently hospitalized in the Dubrovnik General Hospital. Six patients require intensive care, two of whom are on invasive ventilation, two on noninvasive, and two on oxygen.

There are 1,051 people in self-isolation, and in the last 24 hours, 12 violations of the self-isolation measure (11 at the border) were recorded.