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In Serbia, the number of people infected with coronavirus has reached 18 983

In Serbia 170 patients COVID-19 Tuesday are on artificial lung ventilation (ALV), which is the highest since the start of the pandemic in the Balkans, according to the national crisis headquarters.

Prime Minister Ana Brnabic 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 tested 8 659 patients identified 344 patients COVID-19, the total number infected since the beginning of the pandemic has reached 18 983. Died on 13 patients (all died of 418 - ed.)", - said Minister of health Zlatibor Loncar at the briefing of the national crisis headquarters on Tuesday.

"On the ventilator is 170 people, high for the time since the start of the pandemic in Serbia," said he, adding that in days hospitalized, 203 patients.

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.