News in English     | 09.03.2020. 19:25 |

Fourth confirmed case of coronavirus in RS

FENA Dušica Stanojević

BANJA LUKA, March 9 (FENA) - A fourth case of coronavirus infection has been confirmed in Republika Srpska (RS), a high school student from Čelinac.

"This is a person from the first cluster, who was in close contact with a person from Čelinac, who was infected with this virus," said RS Minister of Health Alen Šeranić.

Since she is a student, some activities will be undertaken towards the students in the class she goes to.

"The first test result with this girl was negative, but when repeated it proved to be positive," said Šeranić.

During the weekend, the school which the girl is attending in Čelinac was completely disinfected.

"The RS Government Coordination Body is discussing the measures that will be taken and the children and teachers in the class will be examined," said the Minister.

In RS, 240 people are under medical watch, and 55 have finished that health surveillance.


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