She warned that it is very certain that the coronavirus and the flu virus will be present during the winter period, stating that the general prevention measures are the same.
At the moment, 424 people are in isolation in Kosovo-Metohija, while 89 patients are hospitalised, Kisic Tepavcevic pointed out and added that in the last 24 hours in the southern Serbian province, no one has died.
The deputy director of the Institute of Public Health of Serbia said that eight private laboratories had submitted the appropriate documentation for obtaining the right to test, and the decision was being finalised.
According to her, the degree of collective immunity that could prevent the epidemic spread of the disease is 50 to 60 percent, but the actual number is currently far below that and is around 10 percent.
Provincial Secretary for Health Zoran Gojkovic emphasized that Belgrade and Novi Sad are still the two cities with the largest number of actively ill and newly discovered cases of coronavirus infection.
Director of the Infectious Diseases Clinic of KCS Goran Stevanovic said that 156 people had been examined in that institution in the past 24 hours, 30 of whom were in a condition that required hospitalisation.
He pointed out that, considering that there were more than 300 examinations a day before, the current number is much smaller.