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In 14 districts of Serbia introduced a state of emergency due to coronavirus

The number of municipalities in Serbia, where the regime introduced emergency due to pandemic COVID-19, reached 14 on the background of the spread of the disease, said local authorities.

According to the health Ministry, six patients with COVID-19 died in Serbia over the past day, the victims of the coronavirus steel 317 identified 289 new infected, the total number of patients since the beginning of the pandemic was 16 420.

In the community (municipality) Lučani in the West of Serbia a state of emergency because of the coronavirus was introduced on Monday shortly after a state of emergency due to floods in late June.

"Headquarters for emergency situations of the community Lučani, where today confirmed the presence of the virus in six patients and expected results of the tests are still 21 people, issued a decree which required the compulsory wearing of masks in all closed areas, prohibited the organization of events, mass sports and other events," - said municipality.

A state of emergency was also introduced in Novi pazar, Tutin, Kragujevac, Vranje, Ivanytsya, Šabac, Cacca, Arilje, Kraljevo, Požega, užice, Priboj.

In Belgrade, a state of emergency was imposed on 3 July. Two weeks night clubs were closed from 23.00 to 6.00 in the morning, as well as cafés and restaurants, which have no open areas. In dormitories imposed stricter control over the observance of epidemiological measures. In Belgrade, several medical centers have been previously transferred to work with patients COVID-19, the authorities deploy a mobile hospital for 500 seats in the country's largest indoor "stark arena" and preorienting other hospitals.

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.

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.

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