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Another death in Serbia, a total of 3 in 24 hours; "Steel discipline required" VIDEO

The person was 48 years old and was staying at KBC Dragisa Misovic in Belgrade. In Serbia, three people died in one day, with a total of seven coronavirus victims.
"We expect that this week will be difficult, as well as next, there will be an increase in the number of infected, and there will be more deaths, we need to be aware of that", epidemiologist Branislav Tiodorovic said.

Belgrade Urges Serbs to Stay out of Kosovo Crisis

The director of Serbia's Government Office for Kosovo, Marko Djuric, has called on Srpska Lista [Serbian List], the Belgrade-backed political option in Kosovo, to stay out of what he called the "Albanian-Albanian" political conflict in the country.

Epidemiologist: Next week is going to be a tough one, improvement at the end of April

"Holding on for the next two weeks means that we will be able to cope well until the end of April, when we expect a significant fall, and we expect sporadic cases in May", Tiodorvic told "Blic".
He said that we were doing well at the moment, even though we were getting more and more registered infected cases from day to day and we were starting to record fatalities.

Vucic: If you're young and healthy ... PHOTO

"If you are not at risk, you are young and healthy, you have free time and you want to help the vulnerable categories of the population, you can now do so by signing up for a new unique system for registering volunteers in Serbia," Vucic wrote on his Instagram account "avucic", with the hashtag of BeVolunteer.

Two more victims of coronavirus in Serbia

One patient was K.S. (80), hospitalized at the KCS Infectious and Tropical Diseases Clinic and has been on the respirator for the past few days, and doctors had done their best during his treatment.
He was otherwise suffering from cardiomyopathy, had hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and diabetes mellitus.

Serbia transports 148 Turkish citizens home

Serbia on March 25 evacuated 148 Turkish nationals stranded in the country due to the measures taken to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19.

An aircraft from the national carrier Air Serbia, arranged by Serbian officials transported the Turkish citizens from Nikola Tesla Airport in the capital Belgrade to Istanbul free of charge.

‘Westernised’ Serbs More Open, But Nationalist Narratives Linger

Yet asked about Srebrenica, the Bosnian enclave where some 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed by Serb forces in 1995, Nebojsa is equally adamant in rejecting UN-court findings that it constituted genocide. "I don't think it was genocide," he said.

Serbia’s Progress on War Crimes Cases ‘Negligible’: Report

The Belgrade-based Humanitarian Law Centre NGO said in a report published on Wednesday that Serbian war crimes prosecutors are continuing to issue only a small number of indictments, most of them in cases transferred from Bosnia and Herzegovina, and none of them charging high-ranking suspects.

Vucic: Belgrade, Valjevo and Nis - for hotspots of virus, special measures VIDEO

After Belgrade, these are Valjevo and Nis, and he announced new measures for the three cities.
He said he would be quarantined at the Belgrade Fair himself if found to be coronavirus positive. "What is not comfortable and beautiful does not interest me. It is important that we save lives," Vucic said during a statement from the Belgrade Fair Arena.

Fourth coronavirus victim in Serbia VIDEO

It is the fourth victim of a coronavirus in Serbia.
Loncar told RTS that she had been a longtime diabetic patient and had passed away yesterday afternoon.
"She has been on a respirator since March 21, in severe shape. The doctors were fighting, but unfortunately they were unable to help," Loncar said.

"Viruses can't reproduce in the snow, but they survive longer in cold weather" VIDEO

Experts said at the conference on the coronavirus epidemic that the reproduction of coronaviruses requires a human organism, but that the viruses survive longer in the cold compared to warm weather.
This is their answer to a reporter's question about the transmission of coronavirus during the occurrence of snowfall and the formation of a snow cover on the territory of Serbia.

"Medical experts selected Belgrade Fair for Temporary Hospital" VIDEO

Health Minister Zlatibor Loncar said in the last 24 hours in Serbia, 94 people were tested, 54 tested positive, out of which 27 were kept in hospital.
"We have 21 patients who are on a respirator and they are with serious illnesses, which consider are at risk," Loncar said at a news conference at the Serbian government.