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In eight cities of Serbia introduced a state of emergency due COVID-19

A state of emergency due to the rising number of cases COVID-19 was introduced in two cities of Serbia, at the moment, it operates in eight cities, announced the local administration.

According to the Serbian Ministry of health, for the last day in Serbia revealed 309 patients COVID-19, died on 11 patients. The total number infected since the beginning of the pandemic was 15 504 people died total in 298 patients. The maximum mortality rate of coronavirus in Serbia during the state of emergency from mid-March to early may ranged to less than 10 per day.

"Headquarters for emergency situations of the city of Sabac proposed to limit the hours of cafes and restaurants and Nightclubs for the period from 18.00 to 23.00 hours, to introduce the compulsory wearing of masks in public transport and closed objects, without exception, subject to the distance of one and a half meters" - quoted by the administration of mayor Nebojsa Zelenovic.

Leadership of the city of čačak in the West of the country on Friday reported that it also took decision on introduction of mode CHS and the tightening of measures against coronavirus at the meeting of the urban crisis staff.

In Belgrade, a state of emergency was introduced on Friday morning. Two weeks night clubs are closed from 23.00 to 6.00 in the morning, as well as cafés and restaurants, which have no open areas. In student hostels are imposing stricter control over the observance of epidemiological measures. In Belgrade earlier opened two-point diagnostics of citizens, two hospitals fully translated into work with patients with COVID-19.

Monday a penalty of 5 thousand dinars (about 43 Euro) in Serbia will be punished, who in shopping malls and transport is not wearing a protective mask. Mass meetings in closed spaces reduced to 100 people, in open space – up to 500 participants.

The national crisis headquarters to combat coronavirus as of 30 June introduced in the territory of Belgrade the compulsory wearing of masks in all enclosed areas in connection with the increase in the incidence of COVID-19. A state of emergency because of coronavirus were previously introduced in the cities of Vranje and Tutin, in the fourth largest Serbian city of Kragujevac, Novi Pazar and Ivanjica.

The Ministry of defence of Serbia announced on Saturday that its leader, Alexander Wulin received a positive test result for coronavirus and is in isolation. The diagnosis is also confirmed by the Chairman of the national Assembly (Parliament) of Serbia maja gojkovic, currently being treated for pneumonia in hospital, and the Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija Marko djurica, which is in isolation. Press Secretary of the President Aleksandar Vucic Snezana Vasiljevic told the media that the President "fine."

In Serbia, as in all the countries of the Western Balkans, last week recorded an increase in the incidence of coronavirus. As told RIA Novosti in the who country office in Belgrade, the reason is the weakening of restrictive measures by the authorities and their failure to citizens.

Relevant data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.