The National Institute of Public Health of Kosovo has published a few hours ago the epidemiological situation with COVID / 19 in Kosovo for today.
According to this institute, 34 people were examined today, of which 8 were positive.
While the total number of infected to date in Kosovo has gone to 71.
Attached you will find the press release of NIPHK
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EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SITUATION WITH COVID-19!
Today, March 25, 2020, in the Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology at NIPHK with the RT-PCR method, thirty-four (34) samples of cases hospitalized in the Infectious Diseases Clinic and from the field were tested. Of these samples taken for testing on the SARS-CoV virus, eight (8) of them tested positive.
Confirmed positive cases are contact cases of which 4 cases are located in the village Domanek-Malisheva, 3 cases with residence in Pristina and 1 case with residence in the village Studime e Low-Vushtrri.
From 08.02.2020 to 25.03.2020, in the Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology in NIPHK with the method RT-PCR, were tested a total of 766 suspicious samples in the virus SARS-CoV-2 and of them, a total of seventy one (71) cases have tested positive, with one (1) case of death of an 82-year-old elderly person.
In NIPHK continuously throughout 24 hours are being contacted and supervised all case contacts, as well as contact contacts obliging them to self-isolation and seek medical help if they have symptoms.