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Croatia reports 98 new Covid cases in last 24 hours

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ZAGREB, July 17, 2020 (Hina/CW) – There were 98 new COVID-19 cases reported in Croatia in the last 24 hours, the national crisis management team said at a press conference on Friday in Zagreb. 

Today’s new cases bring the total to 4,137.

There were no new COVID-19-related fatalities reported in the last 24 hours. The current death toll stands at 120. There have been 2,825 recoveries so far, 96 more than yesterday.  

There are 1,192 active cases currently in Croatia with 137 people in hospital and seven patients currently on a ventilator. 

“The average age of those infected in Croatia is 47.6,” said Health Minister Vili Beros.

Since late February, Croatia has conducted 100,851 tests, including 1,437 in the last 24 hours. 

“There are no new hotspots in Croatia. Today the most number of new cases were in the Vukovar-Srijem county and in Zagreb,” said Krunoslav Capak, head of the Croatian Institute of Public Health.

Active cases in Croatia by county (Koronavirus.hr)

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

There are 87 active cases among health workers and 431 health workers are in self-isolation, 46 fewer than yesterday. 

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