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They say the big powers - China, Russia and the US - are not shrinking from using the pandemic as leverage to advance their strategic positions in an already fragile region.
After its initial blunder, when the European Union restricted the export of medical equipment outside its borders, the EU has corrected course and upgraded its performance.
Total number of confirmed cases now stands at 2.666.
That number includes 1.705 patients in hospitals, 112 of who are on respirators.
A total of 10.761 people have been tested for coronavirus in Serbia to date, including the 1.135 people who were tested over the previous 24 hours.
Unfortunately, in the last 24 hours we have 4 (four) more deaths, or 65 in total.
Jovanovic appealed to TV Prva that anyone who has any symptoms and meets the criteria for testing for a coronavirus to report to the health COVID centers.
"The key measure is to test potential contacts and all those who have been in contact with COVID-positive persons, because that is how we cut the transmission chain," Jovanovic told TV Prva.
The measures imposed by the authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 have been tightened up several times since they were first imposed in mid-March. The changes have been announced at special press conferences, usually in the evening, and then published in the Official Gazette, often with slight alterations.
From midnight Bulgaria officially closed its borders to third countries at all border checkpoints, no matter what the vehicles are.
The measure effectively applies to our borders with Turkey, Northern Macedonia and Serbia and will remain in force until April 17th. An important clarification is that this ban does not affect nationals of EU Member States and their families.
He added that 24-hour isolation would not be required if existing measures were respected.
Tiodorovic, a member of the Health Crisis Staff, pointed out that it is a very important truth that Serbia was the first in Europe to establish such a form of organizing and believes that it was the right move.