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Croatia reports 52 new cases in the last 24 hours

Vili Beros (Photo: HINA/ Daniel KASAP)

ZAGREB, July 14, 2020 – There were 52 new COVID-19 cases reported in Croatia in the last 24 hours, the national crisis management team said at a press conference on Tuesday in Zagreb. 

Today’s new cases bring the total to 3,827. 

There was one new COVID-19-related fatality reported in the last 24 hours. The current death toll stands at 120. There have been 2,558 recoveries so far, 44 more than yesterday. 

There are 1,183 active cases currently in Croatia with 129 people in hospital and five patients currently on a ventilator, four in Osijek, and one in Zagreb.

Since late February, Croatia has conducted 95,920 tests, including 1,745 in the last 24 hours. 

Most of the active cases are in the capital Zagreb, Osijek-Baranja and Split-Dalmatia counties. 

Active cases by county in Croatia (Koronavirus.hr)

Masks now mandatory 

The mandatory wearing of protective masks in certain situations went into force across Croatia yesterday. 

As from Monday, 13 July, the wearing of masks is mandatory for employees of health care institutions and persons visiting patients, if visits are allowed, drivers, other employees in public transport vehicles and public transport passengers, trade employees and customers during their stay in stores, employees in the hospitality business who are in contact with guests or participate in serving and preparing meals and beverages, and other persons bound to do so by special instructions and recommendations of the Croatian Institute of Public Health.

A list of people who are exempt from wearing masks can be seen here.

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