ZAGREB, 29 MAY, 2020 – For the fourth day this week, there have been zero new COVID-19 cases reported in Croatia, the national crisis management team said in a statement on Friday.
With zero new cases on Friday, there have only been two new COVID-19 cases reported in Croatia since last week. The total number of cases stands at 2,245.
There was one COVID-19-related fatality reported in the last 24 hours, a male patient in Zagreb born in 1951, who had arterial hypertension.
The current death toll now stands at 103.
There have been 2,059 recoveries to date, 8 more than yesterday. Currently, there are 83 active cases in Croatia with 28 people in hospital and 4 patients currently on a ventilator.
Since late February, Croatia has conducted 65,509 tests, including 415 in the last 24 hours.
Borders open to more countries
Yesterday, Croatia opened its borders to the Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovenia, Germany, and Slovakia.
Nationals from those countries now do not have to prove the reason for their entry into the Republic of Croatia and are able able to enter under the same conditions as before the outbreak of COVID-19, but still, with epidemiological control, and with the obligation to comply with general and special recommendations of the Institute of Public Health.
In order to reduce congestion at border crossings and shorten the waiting time for crossing the state border, which will be longer this year due to the need to collect additional data, the Croatian government launched a new website also on Thursday making entry into the country smoother.
The link to the website is here – https://entercroatia.mup.hr