Within Europe, Montenegro had the highest rate of coronavirus infection per 100,000 inhabitants: 2,385 new cases were reported on Friday – written by and Pannon RTV. In terms of the number of people infected, Armenia is in second place and Spain in third place. Croatia was ranked 28th, Slovenia 29th and Serbia 30th, with 509 infections per 100,000 inhabitants.
The biggest jump in the number of people infected in the past week has been seen in Andorra, followed by the Czech Republic, Belgium, the Netherlands and fifth in Montenegro.
As the spread of the epidemic has reached a critical level, schools, kindergartens and restaurants will be closed in five Montenegrin cities from Monday, and a night curfew will be imposed, the head of the Montenegrin Institute of Public Health told MTI.
the rate of infection per one hundred thousand inhabitants exceeds eight hundred, so strict restrictions must be introduced, Boban Mugosa said. He added that a curfew could soon be introduced in Podgorica as well, as the number of infected people is also increasing in the capital.
In the Western Balkans, with the exception of Croatia, the number of confirmed infections increased by more than 2,700 in one day, from Saturday to Sunday, and the number of fatalities by nine, according to the MTI.
(Cover image: School in Montenegro on October 1, 2020. Photo: Milos Vujovic / Anadolu Agency / Getty Images)