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In Serbia, the number of people infected with coronavirus has reached 18 639

In Serbia 154 patients COVID-19 Monday are on artificial lung ventilation (ALV), which is the highest since the start of the pandemic, over the past day died on 12 patients COVID-19, identified 279 infected, said Prime Minister of Serbia, Ana Brnabic.

The Prime Minister said earlier that day from 9 to 10 July was the worst in Serbia for the period of the pandemic COVID-19, was registered 18 deaths and 386 new cases. On Saturday, Minister of health Zlatibor Loncar said that night in Belgrade, the doctors examined 3.2 thousand patients with suspected coronavirus.

"In the past 24 hours was 6 915 tests, identified 279 patients COVID-19, the total number infected since the beginning of the pandemic has reached 18 639. Died on 12 patients (all dead 405 people - ed.)", - said the Prime Minister of Serbia at a press briefing of the national crisis headquarters on Monday.

"I think what we have today is the worst day for the number of people on the ventilator – 154 people, more than it was in mid-April," said Brnabic and urged citizens to wear masks and avoid gatherings.

Brnabic previously stated that it expects with the current increase in the incidence of COVID-19 an early achievement of the high number of victims and cases. The main reason it is called "undisciplined behavior of citizens 5-6 days ago." As regards in last days in Serbia's mass anti-government protests, according to the Prime Minister of Serbia, is reflected in the increase in the number of diseases after three or four days.

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