No one infected with coronavirus on Sunday in Kosovo

Photo: Alban Bujari / KOHA

The Minister of Health, Arben Vitia, has announced that today no person has been infected with Covid-19.

He further announced that 138 tests of citizens were carried out today, but all of them were negative.

"Today, May 24, is the first day after March 13, when the first cases of COVID-19 were found, where no one tested positive. The great strength of your will, girls and boys, men and women, doctors and nurses, nurses and nurses, policemen and policemen, inspectors and inspectors, made this result possible. The coordination with the Mayors of the Municipalities and the branches of the Institute of the laboratory, the dedication of the volunteers and the vigilance of the Infectious Clinic in the treatment of cases puts the Republic of Kosovo in a hopeful situation in front of the virus", he said.

According to him, physical distance, the use of masks, avoiding gatherings are necessary to win this battle.

"Any carelessness, distraction or relaxation and return to habits like before the virus can cost us, even heavily. On the other hand, for these months, through the Government's funds, help from our friends, the diaspora and many organizations, we have provided and are providing sufficient and necessary means to protect and increase our capacities. We acted together and we are winning together. Let's continue to take care together", he wrote.

So far, 1032 people with coronavirus have been confirmed in Kosovo, 785 of them have recovered and 29 have died.

Meanwhile, IKSHP has announced that 4 people have been cured today and so far the total number of cured cases is 789.

"From February 08 to May 24, 2020, in the Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology at IKSHPK with the RT-PCR method, a total of 13.262 people suspected of the SARS-CoV-2 virus were tested and a total of 1.032 cases were positive, with a total of 29 cases of death who had other accompanying diseases", the announcement states.

They have further called to respect the measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Since March 13, when the first two cases of Covid-19 were confirmed, today is the first day that no person has been confirmed with the coronavirus.