ZAGREB, April 14 (Hina) – Six people have died of COVID-19, 54 new cases of infection have been confirmed and 15 people have recovered in Croatia since Monday, the national civil protection authority said on Tuesday.
“In the last 24 hours, there have been 54 newly diagnosed COVID-19 cases, which puts the total number of patients at 1,704,” Health Minister Vili Beros said.
Six people have died since Monday.
“A man born in 1960 has died in Zagreb’s Hospital for Infectious Diseases, a woman born in 1951 has died in Rijeka, a female nursing home resident from Split, born in 1935, has died, a male nursing home resident from Dicmo has died, as have two people in Dubrovnik, born in 1939 and 1946. All patients had underlying medical conditions,” Beros said.
Thirty-four patients are on ventilators.
“We have 298 recoveries, which is 15 more than yesterday, and 117 patients who have recovered at home, which puts the total number of recoveries at 415,” Beros said.
He added that 357 people had been hospitalised, one more than on Monday and that 932 people infected with COVID-19 were recovering at home.
“A total of 18,359 patients have been tested, including 569 new ones, which puts the percentage of positive cases at 9.28%,” said Beros.
The average age of the patients is 49.94 and the share of women infected with the virus has increased to 51.3%.