COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 daily bulletin: 214 newly infected, six died

Currently, 511 patients are in hospitals for treatment of this disease, while 24 people are on respirators. 10.788 people were tested in the last 24 hours.
Earlier today, the head of the Children's Clinic of the KBC, Dragisa Misovic in Belgrade, Olivera Ostojic, stated that there have been no patients in that hospital for a week now.

Ex-US Secretary of State Accused Wuhan Laboratory for Coronavirus

The ex-US Secretary of State said that the Wuhan Institute of Virology was engaged in military development, and in the fall of 2019, several doctors had been ill with a serious illness.

Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said there is ample evidence of a coronavirus leak from a laboratory in the Chinese city of Wuhan. He stated this on the air Fox News.

WHO Gives New Names to Coronavirus Variants to Avoid Stigmatizing

Coronavirus variants are to be known by letters of the Greek alphabet to avoid misreporting and stigmatizing nations where they were first detected, the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced.

The new system applies to variants of concern - the most troubling of which four are in circulation - and the second-level variants of interest being tracked.

Russia extends suspension of flights to Turkey until June 21

Russia will extend temporary restrictions on flights to Turkey until June 21 due to the serious coronavirus situation there, the country's anti-coronavirus crisis center announced May 31. 

Meanwhile, flights between Moscow and the Belarusian capital of Minsk will be increased to up to 10 per week as of June 10, it said in a statement.

CHP slams gov’t over handling of pandemic

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) spokesperson Faik Öztrak has criticized the government's way of handling the normalization process in Turkey and the vaccination program amid the pandemic.

"A new easing period is now expected, but it is still unclear how the opening will be," he said on May 31 at a press conference.

Kon before the session of the Crisis Staff - why did he take off his mask?

According to him, the virus "moved" towards a younger age, but it decreased in the total population at all ages.
He said that the current epidemiological situation is completely different than last year at the same time, especially thanks to immunization, so it cannot be expected to be as bad as then.

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