A total of 128 cases of coronavirus infection have been confirmed in Bosnia and Herzegovina thus far, including 90 in the RS, 36 in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and two in Brcko.

COVID-19 cases have been reported in Banja Luka (64), Konjic (11), Mostar (6), Laktasi (6), Zenica (4), Bihac (4), Gorazde (4), Sarajevo (3), Bijeljina (3), Celinac (3), Knezevo (3), Modrica (2), Bosanska Dubica (2), Tesanj (2), Prnjavor (2), Brcko (2), Prijedor (1), Orasje (1), Srbac (1), Ribnik (1), Gradiska (1), Derventa (1), and Novi Travnik (1).

Local media reported that one patient from Prijedor is in critical condition, while others are not in a life-threatening danger.

Authorities in the country have continued enforcing strict measures aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19. Governments of both entities in Bosnia and Herzegovina have called on citizens to act in line with measures imposed by competent institutions, saying that failure to comply with those measures and any kind of irresponsible behavior - including spreading of fake news and panic - will be penalized.  

COVID 19 deserted streets Sarajevo

Prime Minister of the RS Radovan Viskovic announced that the Government of the RS would limit the amount of basic groceries - such as flour, cooking oil, sugar and hygiene supplies - which can be purchased by one person.

Viskovic also said that those who violate the 14-day home isolation risk to be placed in quarantine tents and see their personal data revealed to the public.

Curfew has been imposed in the entire Bosnia and Herzegovina - from 18:00 to 05:00 hrs in the Federation, from 20:00 to 05:00 hrs in the RS, and from 21:00 to 05:00 hrs in the District of Brcko. Persons under the age of 18 and over the age of 65 have been banned from leaving their homes in the FBiH, while the same measure applies only to persons over the age of 65 in the RS.

The total number of coronavirus contractions globally is almost 342,500. The death toll so far is closing in on 15,000, while slightly over 99,000 people have already recovered.

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