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Migrants on Westward Trek Meet Kindness in Romania’s Timisoara

Overwhelmed by an influx of asylum seekers, the authorities had failed to find a facility where the migrants could follow the 14-day quarantine rule required of every visitor from "yellow" zones, so called because of their high incidence of COVID-19. 

Loncar: Serbia to receive more than a million doses of vaccines instead of 500.000

"Large part of the world can only dream of what Serbia is doing. These are the facts. We will continue to work at the same pace," Loncar said after talks with Republika Srpska Health Minister Alen Seranic.
Loncar announced that Serbia will help its neighbors when it comes to vaccines.

More than 1.600 newly infected, 15 people died

In the last 24 hours, 9,091 people were tested.
There are 135 patients on respirators.
Since the outbreak of the epidemic in Serbia, 2.762.877 people have been tested, and there are 419.493 confirmed cases.
Coronavirus took a total of 4.214 lives in Serbia, and the mortality rate is 1.00 percent.

Serbia is getting closer to legalizing same-sex partnerships: Do you agree? A SURVEY

This is the initial step towards legalizing the marriages of members of the LGBT community.
The public debate will last until February 20, and it is expected that the law should be adopted in the Assembly by the summer, reports Blic.
Minister of Human Rights and Social Dialogue Gordana Comic says that the bill should be in the Assembly by the end of the spring session.

Abandoned Romanian Mansion Becomes ‘Base Camp’ for Afghans Heading West

"One month ago, they caught me trying to cross to Croatia on foot and sent me back to Serbia, from where I crossed to Romania," said one of the Afghans, who declined to give his name.

Speaking in a corridor strewn with rubbish, the man said he had been assaulted by Croatian police. Serbia and Romania, on the other hand, "are good," he told BIRN.

Croatia sent a note of protest to Serbia

"The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs strongly condemns the scandalous act of a member of the delegation led by the State Secretary in the Ministry of State Administration and Local Self-Government of the Republic of Serbia during his visit to the Republic of Croatia and sending messages that insult the Republic of Croatia in the most rude way", Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs

Crisis Staff in session at 9 a.m.

The meeting will certainly discuss the plan and course of vaccination of the population of Serbia against coronavirus, and the current epidemiological situation, which experts claim is still unstable, will be analyzed.

B92.net finds out: Number of vaccinated in Serbia exceeded 400.000

Let us remind you, mass vaccination is being carried out in Serbia, and citizens can choose between three vaccines - Sputnik V, Pfizer and Sinopharm.
Vaccination requires an appointment, and citizens will receive an appointment for vaccination after registering on the e-government portal or by calling the contact center.

More than 1.500 newly infected, 21 people died

In the last 24 hours, 10.637 people were tested.
There are 162 patients on respirators.
There are 4.206 people in hospital.
Since the outbreak of the epidemic in Serbia, 2.588.844 people have been tested, and there are 390.637 confirmed cases. Coronavirus took a total of 3.965 lives in Serbia, and the mortality rate is 1.01 percent.

UNHCR Presses Croatia to Halt Unlawful Border Pushbacks

Alarmed at the increasing frequency of expulsions and pushbacks of refugees and asylum-seekers on Europe's land and sea borders, the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, on Thursday called on European states to investigate and halt these practices.

Worrying and startling data for Serbia: 850.000

At the same time, every fifth person in our country does not have a high school diploma, Blic writes.
The fact that 2.68 percent of the population in Serbia is without schooling, 11 percent with incomplete primary education, and 20.76 percent with primary education, while almost two percent are illiterate (1.96) is also devastating.

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