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An additional organisational hurdle is having to swiftly transform hospitals wards that were not designed to treat infections into COVID-19 centres.
Doctors say this results in bad conditions in hospitals, with complaints ranging from disregard for safety protocols to lack of equipment and having to pay steep prices for essential medicines that should come at the state's expense.
Serbs lined the streets of Belgrade to pay homage to the late Serbian Orthodox Patriarch Irinej for his funeral on Sunday, despite the spike in COVID-19 infections across the country.
Irinej tested positive for the coronavirus and was admitted to hospital in Belgrade on November 4. His condition worsened on November 15 and he passed away on November 20, aged 90.
"His God was the God of reason, the one who forgives, understands and loves. God of all of us, the one who does not divide, but unites. Love was the basis of his faith because he knew that faith and hope are impossible without love. His Serbia was the one he was creating. A Serbia of peace, which understands and gathers, which wins through work and wisdom," Vucic said.
16.938 people were tested.
There are 209 patients on respirators, which is the highest number since the outbreak of the epidemic.
6.071 patients were hospitalized.
With today's 28, the number of deaths in Serbia has risen to 1.168, and the mortality rate is 1.01 percent.
The total number of registered cases of coronavirus in Serbia is 116.125.
National Coordination Body has published specific conditions for entering Montenegro.
The IPH proposal states that the mitigation of measures was conceived taking into account the current level of the new coronavirus in Montenegro and the surrounding countries, and after consultations with representatives of the tourism industry and the association of hoteliers and caterers.
The US special envoy to the stalled Kosovo-Serbia dialogue, Richard Grenell, said on Twitter on Friday that a meeting between Kosovo and Serbia would take place in Washington on September 2.
"We are happy to announce that the leaders of Kosovo and Serbia will meet at the White House for a negotiation on September 2″, Grenell tweeted without providing further details.
The Bulgarian telecom operator Telenor may change ownership again, just two years after the Czech group PPF owned by Petr Kellner purchased the company. This was featured in Mergermarket, a specialized merger and acquisition information platform, citing anonymous industry directors as sources, as reported by Capital.