Croatia reports 944 new coronavirus cases, 52 deaths
ZAGREB, May 2, 2021 – Croatia has recorded 944 new coronavirus cases and 52 COVID-related deaths in the past 24 hours, the national coronavirus team reported on Sunday.
The number of active cases currently stands at 13,152. Among them, 2,223 infected people are hospitalized, including 240 on ventilators.
Since February 25, 2020, when the first case was confirmed in the country, 335,173 people have been recorded as having contracted the new virus, of which 7,182 have died and 314,839 have recovered, of which 2,016 in the last 24 hours. Currently, 32,614 people are self-isolating.
A total of 1,822,875 people have been tested to date, including 8,370 in the past 24 hours.
So far, 907,575 doses of vaccine have been administered; 503,960 people received the first dose and 200,518 received both doses. For 2,579 people, there is no information on the number of doses administered.
The head of the national coronavirus team, Interior Minister Davor Božinović, said the daily number of new cases was dropping.
“We have reason to be optimistic, but only if we respect measures to protect people,” Božinović told reporters during a visit to the eastern town of Borovo.
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