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Croatia reports 11 new cases in last 24 hours, Istria no longer corona-free 

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ZAGREB, May 12, 2020 – There have been 11 new COVID-19 cases reported in Croatia in the last 24 hours, the national crisis management team said at Tuesday’s press conference.

Today’s new cases bring the total tally of cases to 2,207. Since late February, Croatia has conducted 44,480 tests, including 1,409 in the last 24 hours.

There have been no COVID-19-related fatalities in the last 24 hours. The current death toll stands at 91.

The new cases today were reported were in the Koprivnica-Križevci (4), Požega-Slavonia (2), Zadar (2), Sisak-Moslavina (1), Brod-Posavina (1) and Istria (1) counties.  

The number of patients currently on ventilators is 11. There have been 1,808 recoveries to date, 24 more than yesterday and a total of 159 people are currently in hospital.  

New case in Istria again

Earlier this month the region of Istria was celebrating that it was corona-free after the last infected person recovered. After ten days of being corona-free, the first new case in Istria was reported today following 73 tests conducted in the region. 

The infected person reportedly arrived in Pula from Spain after arriving in Croatia on a Frankfurt-Zagreb flight on 2 May. Another passenger on the same flight has also tested positive in Zadar, Jutarnji list reported. 

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