Record-high number of new cases for 2021, in Kosovo



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Ten people have lost their lives in the past 24 hours in Kosovo as a result of COVID-19. The statistics reported by the Institute of Public Health also added that 914 new infections have been identified today, which marks the highest number of new infections since the beginning of the year.

Prishtina is the most affected city in the country marking the highest number of fatalities as well as daily cases.

Since the onset of the pandemic, 1840 people have lost their lives to the virus, the majority with underlying health conditions.

The number of recoveries remains a positive indicator, where in the last 24 hours, 602 citizens were able to defeat the life-threatening virus.

The most affected areas in terms of new positive cases are: Prishtina (302), Gjakova (77), Prizren (65), Gjilan (64) and Mitrovica (60).

Kosovo has yet to secure a single dose of the anti-COVID vaccine. However, Albania has offered to help with the vaccination of its healthcare personnel.

PM, Rama has expressed his willingness to help with the vaccination of 11 thousand people, which is the estimation of the total number of healthcare providers in Kosovo.




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