Serbia's death toll increases, 39 coronavirus casualties; Kon warns of new wave VIDEO

"What happened today - as much as we expected - still surprised us," the Prime Minister said.
"As of yesterday, at 3 pm, we had eight dead, which is the highest number of deaths, the largest so far," Brnabic said at Batajnica Airport, upon receiving Russian assistance in Serbia.

Eight more died in Serbia; 305 newly infected with coronavirus, total 1,476 infected

In the last 24 hours, the number of people positive to COVID-19 increased from 1.117 to 1.476.
Since Thursday at 3 pm, 748 people were tested and 305 were positive on COVID-19.
A total of 874 patients were hospitalized and 81 are placed on the respirator.
By 3 pm in Serbia, a total of 5.756 people were tested who met the criteria for a case definition.

Serbia Pins Coronavirus Blame on Returning Serbs ‘Concealing Infection’

Vucic urged those Serbs who had left to return "to their ancestral homes and build a future here," promising special incentives to bring them back and help tackle the demographic crisis afflicting Serbia and much of the rest of Central and Eastern Europe.

Twitter Axes Thousands of Accounts ‘Promoting Serbia’s Ruling Party’

Twitter has removed almost 9,000 accounts that were "working to promote Serbia's ruling party", the Serbian Progressive Party, it said on Thursday.

"Toward the end of last year, we identified clusters of accounts engaged in inauthentic coordinated activity which led to the removal of 8,558 accounts working to promote Serbia's ruling party and its leader," Twitter announced.