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Dr. Kunchev: Bulgaria and Black Sea Coast Will be the Safest Places in Europe

"Bulgaria and our Black Sea coast will be one of the safest places in Europe. We will take advantage of this, but we must continue to comply with the measures, such as conscious lifestyle, personal hygiene and distance, "said Dr. Angel Kunchev, a member of the National Operational Headquarters for Coronavirus at his regular morning briefing.

No new deaths, 34 newly infected in 24 hours

According to the latest data, 3.427 people were tested.
A total of 11.227 cases of coronavirus have been registered in Serbia.
So far, 223.771 people have been tested.
As a result of the coronavirus in Serbia, 239 people died, while 6.067 were cured.
There are currently 11 patients on the respirator.

Vucic visited the works on the construction of the Batajnica loop

The President of the Republic of Serbia, Aleksandar Vui, is visiting the works on the construction of the Batajnica loop, it is written on his Instagram profile.
As previously announced, the works should be completed by the end of 2020.
The works are financed from a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

War Criminals Prepare to Run in Serbian Elections

He has also said that he favours early release from prison for Milorad 'Legija' Ulemek and Zvezdan Jovanovic, who are serving sentences for the assassination of Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic in 2003. He said that they should be freed because "they are heroes" who fought on behalf of Serbs.

One patient died, 34 newly infected with coronavirus

The total number of infected since the beginning of the epidemic is now 11.193.
Of the previous results, 2.488 people were tested, while the total number tested was 220.344.
657 people were hospitalized, and 12 are on a respirator.
5.920 people were cured in Serbia.
As a result of the coronavirus, 239 people died, and the current mortality rate is 2.13%.

Kon: If the situation worsens, we will punish those without masks

Kon told Prva TV that Serbia has not yet introduced the obligatory wearing of masks.
"Although it was in the draft and it exists as a draft, so it can be introduced at any time, if the situation worsens," he said.
According to him, it is important that vulnerable groups, such as those over 65, and the chronically ill, wear masks.

Massacre Memorial Centre Opens in Bosnian Town of Tuzla

The 25th anniversary of the shelling of the Kapija area of Tuzla by the Bosnian Serb Army was marked on Monday with the laying of flowers at the cemetery where most of the 71 mainly young people killed in May 1995 are buried, which was due to be followed by the symbolic sounding of an air-raid siren in the evening.

Today, the payment of 100 euros begins for everyone who applied

Money will be paid into the accounts of about half a million citizens daily, and with that dynamics, it is expected that all payments for those who applied for help will be completed by June 1-2.
On April 24, the Government of Serbia adopted a decree on the payment of 100 euros to all adult citizens of our country with permanent residence in Serbia and a valid ID card.

Brnabic: "It is too early to declare victory; We are ready for the second wave"

"Today, we have approximately 40 to 100 cases a day. The situation in hospitals is such that hospitals are slowly returning to normal work," the Prime Minister added.
As she said, the situation on the overall territory of Serbia is being monitored and the state is reacting in a timely manner.

Again no new coronavirus victims

Since the last report, samples of 3.644 people have been tested, of which 67 are positive.
658 patients were hospitalized.
There are a total of 12 patients on respirators.
A total of 217.856 people were tested in the Republic of Serbia.
The total number of deaths since the beginning of the epidemic is 238.
The total number of cured citizens is 5.857.

The payment of 100 euros starts tomorrow, four million people have applied

Money will be paid into the accounts of about half a million citizens daily, and with that dynamics, it is expected that all payments for those who applied for help will be completed by June 1-2.
The application deadline is June 5, and for those who apply on the last day, the money will be paid into bank accounts by June 7.

Kon: We need to relax, I don't think we will return to the state of emergency VIDEO

"You remember when I said in the 6th week that we were at half time. It is now the 12th week and we are slowly finishing that second half," he said, adding that "we don't need overtime."
Kon says that the situation in Serbia is "not bad", but that we will have more deaths.
He also expects the virus to appear sporadically over the summer.

Vucic: How can they have more infected when they test fewer people than Serbia? VIDEO

He pointed out, in response to the claims that "Serbia has gone through the worst and that most of them are infected in our country", that we have the most people tested on a daily basis, more than seven thousand of them.
"How do you think they have more infected when they have 1000 tested per day? We can now stop and test 300. We will not hide, we will not lie," he said.