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Three more persons who were infected with the novel coronavirus have passed away on Monday, bringing the total of the dead to 50, the Strategic Communication Group informs.AGERPRES(RO - author: Roberto Stan, editor: Georgiana Tanasescu; EN - author: Maria Voican, editor: Simona Iacob)
Turkey's death toll from the novel coronavirus rose to 168 on March 30, as the number of confirmed cases increased by 1,610, bringing the total number to 10,827, the country's health minister said.
He said on Twitter that 11,535 tests had been conducted in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of tests carried out in Turkey to around 77,000.
The German company Bosch has developed a rapid test to detect the new coronavirus, the result of which is ready in two and a half hours and gives 95% accuracy. The new test uses the molecular diagnostics of Vivalytic made by Bosch Health Department and used in hospitals, laboratories and medical practices. The rapid test meets the quality standards of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Turkey on March 30 decided to extend the quarantine period of citizens that returned from the Umrah pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, after some returnees tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
According to Demirören News Agency, the quarantine period of the citizens has been extended for one more week by a decision by the Science Board of the Health Ministry.
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According to data from the official website of the Ministry of Health for monitoring the coronavirus epidemic in Serbia, covid19.rs, so far, 13 people have died from the infection with this virus in Serbia.
Eight deceased are male, and the average age of coronavirus victims in Serbia is 65.7 years.