24 new cases of coronavirus infection have been confirmed in Bosnia and Herzegovina over the past 24 hours, meaning that the total of COVID-19 contractions in the country now stands at 150.

COVID-19 cases have been reported in Banja Luka (70), Konjic (15), Mostar (7), Laktasi (6), Bihac (5), Kozarska Dubica (5), Zenica (4), Gorazde (4), Sarajevo (3), Bijeljina (3), Celinac (3), Knezevo (3), Modrica (2), Tesanj (2), Prnjavor (2), Brcko (2), Bosanski Brod (2), Prijedor (1), Doboj (1), Orasje (1), Srbac (1), Ribnik (1), Gradiska (1), Derventa (1), Breza (1), Visoko (1), Siroki Brijeg (1), Teslic (1), and Novi Travnik (1).

The Crisis Headquarters of the Civil Protection Administration in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina convened on Monday and announced introduction of new measures aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19.

Director of the FBiH Civil Protection Administration Fahrudin Solak said that in a case of sudden increase in the number of people infected with coronavirus, districts, cities and even cantons might be placed under quarantine. Solak did not exclude the possibility that the Sarajevo International Airport would be closed for passenger traffic.

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 in the RS, and from 21:00 to 05:00 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 384,500. The death toll so far is approximately 16,500, while slightly over 102,500 people have already recovered.

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