Sunday, 24 October 2021

Croatia's Coronavirus Update: 2,293 New Cases, 28 Deaths, 1,743 Recoveries

ZAGREB, 24 Oct, 2021 - In the last 24 hours, Croatia has conducted 8,652 coronavirus tests and of them 2,293 (26.5%)  have turned out to be positive, and 28 COVID patients have died, the country's COVID-19 crisis management team reported on Sunday.

Currently, there are 17,841 active cases, and of them 1,091 are hospitalised patients, including 131 placed on ventilators.

Since the first registered case of the infection with the virus on 25 February 2020, 445,325 people have caught it, and of them 9,038 have died and 418,446 have recovered, including 1,743 in the last 24 hours.

To date, over 3.03 million coronavirus tests have been conducted in the country

In Croatia, 55.72% of the adult citizens have fully been vaccinated against this infectious disease.

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Sunday, 17 October 2021

Croatia Logs 1,301 COVID-19 Infections, 19 Deaths

ZAGREB, 17 Oct, 2021 - Croatia has registered 1,301 new coronavirus cases and 19 COVID-19-related deaths in the last 24 hours, the national coronavirus response team reported on Sunday.

The number of active cases currently stands at 10,284. This includes 903 infected persons who are receiving hospital treatment, of whom 116 are on ventilators. 19,591 people are self-isolating.

Since 25 February 2020, when the first case of coronavirus infection was confirmed in the country, 427,914 people have been registered as having contracted the novel virus, of whom 8,896 have died and 408,734 have recovered, including 1,329 in the last 24 hours.

A total of 2,971,352 people have been tested for coronavirus to date, including 8,054 in the last 24 hours.

So far 3,520,008 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered, with 46.08 percent of the total population, or 55.24 percent of adults, having been vaccinated. To date, 1,870,176 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine, of whom 1,754,676 have been fully inoculated, which makes up 51.92 percent of the adult population.

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Saturday, 16 October 2021

Hospitals Need Strong Wall of Anti-epidemic Measures, Says Minister

ZAGREB, 16 Oct, 2021 - Commenting on the coronavirus entering the hospital system and claiming the life of a patient in Rijeka, Health Minister Vili Beroš on Saturday warned again about the importance of strong epidemiological rules in the health system, notably hospitals.

"The case of the patient at the KBC Rijeka hospital shows that there is no 100% safety, that the virus cannot be prevented at all times, and that it cannot be detected at a certain stage of the incubation period," the minister said, stressing that the most important thing was that KBC Rijeka staff had acted appropriately and that epidemiologists had prevented the further spreading of the virus.

Beroš noted that other patients were stable and that "there is no danger of the virus further spreading."

According to media reports, a 76-year-old man, admitted to KBC Rijeka for treatment of the carotid arteries, was negative for coronavirus upon admission, having been vaccinated with two doses, however, five days later he was diagnosed with COVID-19 and died.

Beroš once again called on citizens to get vaccinated, noting that of the 15 latest fatalities, 12 had not been vaccinated.

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Saturday, 16 October 2021

Croatia’s Coronavirus Update: 1,947 New Cases, 15 Deaths, 1,412 Recoveries

ZAGREB, 16 Oct, 2021 - In the last 24 hours, Croatia has conducted 9,410 coronavirus tests, and of them every fifth (that is 1,947) has been positive, the national COVID-19 crisis management team reported on Saturday. 

There are currently 10,331 active COVID-19 cases, including 871 hospitalised patients, and of them 114 were placed on ventilators on Saturday morning,  or 13% of the COVID hospitalisations in the country.

In the last 24 hours, 15 people infected with the novel virus have died, raising the COVID-related death to 8,877. 

Since the first registered case of the infection with the novel virus in Croatia on 25 February 2020, as many as 2,963,298 tests have been performed, and 426,613 have turned out to be positive.

To date, 407,405 persons have recovered from this disease, including 1,412 recoveries in the last 24 hours.

Croatia's share of the vaccinated adults stands now at 55.19%.

Over 1.86 million have received at least one shot, and 1,752,644 have fully been inoculated.

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Sunday, 10 October 2021

Croatia Logs 908 COVID Cases, 9 Deaths

ZAGREB, 10 Oct, 2021 - In the past 24 hours 908 coronavirus cases and nine related deaths have been registered in Croatia, the national COVID-19 crisis management team said on Sunday.

There are 9,423 active cases, including 839 hospitalised patients, 124 of whom are on ventilators, and 18,408 persons are self-isolating.

To date 2,913,176 persons have been tested for the virus, including 8,894 in the past 24 hours.

To date Croatia has registered 417,858 coronavirus cases, 8,722 related deaths and 399,663 recoveries, including 1,250 in the past 24 hours.

To date 45.65% of the population has been vaccinated against COVID, including 54.74% of adults, 51.36% of whom have completed vaccination.

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Sunday, 10 October 2021

Quarter of Croats Claim They'd "Never Get Vaccinated Against Covid"

October the 10th, 2021 - The Croatian vaccine rollout is still ongoing, and even though mandatory covid certificates are now firmly in place across health and social care, a quarter of Croats claim that they'd ''never'' get vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2.

As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, this revelation follows on from the results of a survey published by Eurobarometer. This is a field survey of the barometer of people's attitudes in the 27 member states of the European Union (EU) on the economy, the coronavirus pandemic and the covid vaccination rollout which was conducted in June and July this year.

In what are likely the most interesting results for the Republic of Croatia are those on people's attitudes towards covid vaccination. In the research, they asked respondents from 27 European Union countries when they would like to receive their covid vaccine, ie whether they have already received it or not.

Looking at the European Union's average, 69 percent of respondents said they would like to be vaccinated as soon as possible or that they have already received the vaccine. 9 percent of respondents said they would like to receive the vaccine this year, 11 percent said “later,” and 10 percent said “never”.

That doesn't seem particularly outstanding, but the numbers for Croatia are much more devastating. This country is at the very bottom of the scale of interest in the covid vaccine, and a large number of Croats claim they'd never get the vaccine.

In as many as 22 European Union member states, more than half of the respondents say they want to be vaccinated as soon as possible or have already been vaccinated, led by Malta, the Netherlands and Ireland (87 percent), Belgium (86 percent), Spain (85 percent) and Sweden. (84 percent) and Denmark (83 percent). It's worth mentioning that even though the UK is no longer a member of the bloc, it is one of the European countries with the most impressive vaccination rates of all, with a massive 45 million people having been fully vaccinated at the time of writing this article.

Unfortunately, Croatia is on the other side of the vaccine spectrum, where the countries where people least want to get vaccinated are. Namely, about a quarter of the respondents from Bulgaria, Latvia, Slovenia and Croatia said that they never want to be vaccinated against covid. The fact that Croats claim this is odd indeed, given the fact that restrictions in the country have been extremely mild and yet many have done nothing but complain.

Among the four aforementioned EU countries, Bulgaria is the worst (26 percent of Bulgarian respondents don't want to be vaccinated at all), followed by Latvia and Slovenia with 24 percent and Croatia with 22 percent, as reported by Index.

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Wednesday, 6 October 2021

Croatia registers 1,925 new COVID cases, 18 deaths

ZAGREB, 6 Oct, 2021 - Croatia registered 1,925 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours while 18 people died as a consequence, and there are currently 8,813 active cases in the country, the national COVID response team reported on Wednesday.

There are 820 hospitalised patients and 116 are on ventilators, while 16,186 people are self-isolating.

To date, 411,917 cases of contagion have been registered and 8,722 people have died, while 394,382 people have recovered. A total of 2,874,479 tests have been conducted, including 10,083 in the past 24 hours.

54.31% of the adult population vaccinated

As of Tuesday, 3,460,702 doses of vaccines had been administered, and 45.28% of the total population or 54.31% of the adult population had received at least one dose of a vaccine.

Yesterday, 8,144 people were vaccinated, of whom 5,073 received the first dose.

A total of 1,837,585 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine, while 1,721,731 have been fully vaccinated, which makes up 50.97% of the adult population.

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Sunday, 3 October 2021

Croatia Registers 994 New Coronavirus Cases, 14 Deaths

ZAGREB, 3 Oct, 2021 - Croatia has registered 944 new coronavirus cases and 14 COVID-19-related deaths over the past 24 hours,, the national COVID-19 crisis management team said on Sunday.

The number of active cases stands at 9,069.

There are 779 infected persons receiving hospital treatment, and 95 of them are on ventilators.

Since 25 February 2020, when the first case was confirmed in Croatia, 408,699 people have been registered as having contracted the novel coronavirus, and 8,678 of them have died, while 390,952 have recovered, including 1,082 in the last 24 hours. Currently, there are 20,198 people in self-isolation.

To date, 2,852,044 people have been tested, 9,005 of whom over the past 24 hours.

As at 2 October, 3,447,108 vaccine doses have been administered, with 45.08% of the total population, or 54,07% of the adult population, having been vaccinated. 1,829,251 people have received at least one dose and of them 1,714,992 have been fully vaccinated, which is 50.78% of the adult population.

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Wednesday, 29 September 2021

Croatia Reports 1,911 New coronavirus Cases, 14 Deaths

ZAGREB, 29 Sept, 2021 - Croatia has registered 1,911 new coronavirus cases and 14 COVID-19-related deaths in the last 24 hours, the national coronavirus response team reported on Wednesday.

The number of active cases now stands at 8,101, and 745 infected persons are receiving hospital treatment, including 99 who are on ventilators.

Since 25 February 2020, when the first case was confirmed in Croatia, 403,080 people have been registered as having contracted the novel virus, of whom 8,628 have died and 386,351 have recovered, including 896 in the last 24 hours. 21,164 people are currently self-isolating.

To date, 2,813,356 people have been tested for the virus, including 10,148 in the last 24 hours.

A total of 3,419,381 doses of vaccines have been administered, with 44.66 percent of the total population, or 53.59 percent of adults, having been vaccinated. 1,812,532 people have received at least one dose and 1,700,089 have been fully vaccinated (1,606,849 people have received two vaccine doses and 93,240 have received the single-dose Jannsen vaccine), which makes up 50.34 percent of the adult population.

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Tuesday, 28 September 2021

Croatian Chamber of Nurses Distances Itself From Unscientific Views on Vaccination

ZAGREB, 28 Sept, 2021 - The Croatian Chamber of Nurses (HKMS) has distanced itself from unscientific and unprofessional views on vaccination against COVID-19, spread by some of the nurses.

"A large number of nurses have been vaccinated, notably 72 percent of them, and the Chamber once again calls on all nurses to get vaccinated and thus protect their health and the health of their patients," the HKMS said in a statement on Tuesday.

The dissemination of untrue and scientifically uncorroborated information, especially when it comes from nurses, makes the fight against the epidemic and efforts to increase the vaccination rate difficult and undermines trust in the healthcare system, it added.

The HKMS stressed the importance of vaccination as the only effective way to overcome the epidemic and get life back to normal.

Many of our nurse colleagues treat hospitalised patients for serious forms of COVID-19 and many of them see their patients, most of whom have not been vaccinated, die, the HKMS said, reminding nurses that "nursing is a medical profession and our public discourse must be based on the results of medical science."

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