In the one-year anniversary of the first cases of COVID-19, Kosovo registered another 578 new cases of coronavirus.
On Saturday, the National Institute of Public Health of Kosovo also announced that eight more patients have died from COVID-19.
“Death cases are from the municipalities: Prishtina 2 cases (92, 84 years old), Gjakova 1 case (70 years old), Gjilan 1 case (71 years old), Klina 1 case (83 years old), Rahovec 1 case (74 years old), Year 1 case (64 years old), Vushtrri 1 case (67 years old) “, it is said in the announcement.
For one year, Kosovo has registered a total of 76,688 positive cases of coronavirus. Of these, 1,696 cases ended in fatality.
The number of people who have overcome COVID-19 is 64,362, while the number of active cases is 10,630.
Recently, Kosovo has registered an increase in coronavirus cases. Despite this, the incumbent Prime Minister, Avdullah Hoti, declared on March 11 that the same measures against the pandemic would remain in force.
Kosovo is the only country in the Western Balkans that has not yet provided any dose of coronavirus vaccine. The incumbent government has stated that the first contingent of vaccines from the COVAX program is expected to arrive at the end of March.
From COVAX, which is a program of the World Health Organization, Kosovo is expected to provide a total of 100,800 doses of vaccine produced by the British company AstraZeneca in cooperation with Oxford University. / rel