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NUMBER OF THE INFECTED WITH COVID 19 IN SOUTH SERBIA IS GROWING

19. October 2020.

Vranje, Bujanovac, Presevo - According to the Vranje Crisis Staff, ten of the 46 samples sent for testing from the Pcinj district are positive for COVID 19. The situation is somewhat better in the Jablanica district, where two out of 27 samples are positive.

According to the Public Health Institute in Vranje, another 6 people from Vranje and 2 residents of Bujanovac and Presevo each were infected with the new virus.  

According to the Crisis Staff, 48 examinations were performed in the ATD infirmary  yesterday, as well as 29 first examinations

26 patients were hospitalized in the 3C COVID hospital in Vranje, of whom 12 were positive for the coronavirus. There are 18 patients suffering from bronchopneumonia, and 10 patients receiving oxygen. There are no children among the hospitalized, while the current number of free beds is 154. 3 patients were discharged from the hospital.

Blood was sampled in 32 patients and 28 X-rays of the lungs were performed.  Also, 35 rapid tests were done and bronchopneumonia was diagnosed in 5 patients.

The latest data from the Jablanica district are somewhat better - 2 more people from Leskovac have been infected with the new virus, and the results for another 13 sent samples are currently awaited.

Source: South Serbia News and Coordination Body