Extra instances confirmed tonight. Kaic: If we proceed like this, there will probably be issues quickly

The NATIONAL Civil Safety Headquarters introduced at this time that 11 individuals have been newly contaminated with coronavirus within the final 24 hours in Croatia. That is the most important enhance in new instances within the final month, extra exactly since Could 12, when 11 new instances had been additionally recorded.

The brand new sufferers are from the Metropolis of Zagreb, Zagreb, Istria, Sisak-Moslavina and Cut up-Dalmatia counties.

The Headquarters additionally said {that a} whole of 70,995 individuals have been examined thus far, 368 within the final 24 hours.

4 instances in Zagreb, two in Istria

4 new instances of coronavirus have been confirmed in Zagreb since yesterday. All 4 new instances are associated to the Hrvoje Požar Institute. There are a complete of 5 contaminated individuals there, and the primary contaminated individual was hospitalized in Zagreb’s Zarazna.

As well as, two extra instances had been confirmed in Istria, and these are two individuals from Pula. They had been additionally hospitalized.

Three extra have been confirmed within the Cut up-Dalmatia County. These are two individuals from Cut up and one from Solin. One in three new sufferers was hospitalized.

Because the Headquarters introduced, there may be one other case in Sisak-Moslavina County and in Zagreb County, the place there was a brand new case the day earlier than yesterday.

Extra instances confirmed tonight

Željka Karin, director of the Educating Institute for Public Well being of the Cut up-Dalmatia County, stated in Otvoreno tonight that the outcomes of extra assessments in Cut up arrived tonight.

“Simply tonight we acquired the outcomes of a number of contaminated within the households of the sick,” she stated.

Because of the bounce within the variety of newly contaminated, the second wave of the epidemic instantly started to be talked about in public, particularly given the scenario in neighboring international locations, which can also be recording a rise in new instances. Right now, greater than 50 new instances had been recorded in BiH, virtually 100 in Serbia, whereas Slovenia recorded eight new instances – probably the most within the final month and a half.

Are we in one other wave of coronavirus?

We subsequently spoke at this time within the gentle of latest data with epidemiologist Bernard Kaić. We requested him first, given the brand new elevated variety of instances, if it was a second wave of coronavirus. He advised us that it was theoretically doable.

“It’s too early to conclude. We’ve a rise within the variety of sufferers, and we’ll see if this can proceed. It nonetheless takes a little bit time, however theoretically it’s doable that that is the second wave, ”he advised us.

He additionally defined to Index what the additional growth of occasions with the coronavirus relies on.

“The continuation of the scenario relies on the habits. There will definitely be extra entries from exterior, and particular person instances have been from exterior. We now have instances each externally and domestically, which might nonetheless be introduced below management if individuals adhere to the measures and if they’re examined in time to see if they’re contaminated. If we neglect all that, we may have a bigger variety of sufferers “, he added.

Are we testing too few individuals?

We then requested him if we had been testing too few individuals. “We’ve been testing too little for the final two weeks or so,” he advised us.

Then we requested him about Alemka Markotić’s suggestion that folks shouldn’t journey to the encircling international locations if they do not should.

“It is smart, as a result of the actual fact is that the imported instances are our individuals who traveled overseas and returned. We didn’t detect any aliens. The query is whether or not foreigners usually are not contagious, which is unusual. And our individuals might not all name a health care provider. It’s a little bit of an uncommon scenario, that we solely have home instances imported from overseas, and now naši that ours come much more from exterior, I do not know. I do not understand how many people come from exterior, “he stated.

What about vacationers?

On the similar time, the borders usually are not closed and the message that foreigners don’t enter the nation shouldn’t be there, so we requested him how a lot it is smart.

“Vacationers then should enter the illness, possibly even now somebody has, and we have no idea. It could not be an issue for everybody to stick to the measures, as a result of there could be little likelihood for them to go on, and this fashion, if they’re sick, don’t keep on with the measures, transmit ailments and don’t reply, then we may have issues in a couple of weeks, “he stated. .

What to do if the virus begins spreading once more?

We requested epidemiologist Kaić what measures first come to his thoughts, what to do whether it is seen that the virus is spreading once more.

“It first happens to me to stick to current measures,” he advised us.

He stated that folks don’t adhere to the measures and described one case to us.

“Folks don’t adhere to the measures. Right here, a fellow physician referred to as me, she says she was referred to as by a fellow physician from Sweden who was driving with us on an intercity bus that was crowded. We wrote properly when the transport was opened to visitors, we properly said that it should not be crowded. As a result of then, if somebody is contaminated and the transport is full, there may be much less likelihood of infecting others, ”he stated.

He provides that apparently nobody is sticking to the measure.

“Persons are relaxed. I am not saying that visitors and measures shouldn’t have been launched, however there was a method to adhere to the suggestions, “he added.

“Vacationers do not feel secure”

In direction of the tip of the dialog, and concerning vacationers, he advised us that he observed that folks assume that vacationers ought to simply be allowed to do what they need and that he thinks that isn’t good.

“I’ve observed that folks assume that vacationers should be allowed to do what they need and that they are going to be glad. However from correspondence with individuals who promote preparations, from contact with different epidemiologists, I see that this isn’t the case. They count on a way of safety within the nation they’re sending their vacationers to. A person from Germany who sells preparations for Croatia advised me that his drawback is promoting preparations for Croatia as a result of individuals see that we don’t put on masks like they’re worn in Germany, ”he stated.

“We might be higher at attracting vacationers if we adhered to the measures, as a result of that’s what some international locations with which we have now negotiations count on, which haven’t opened borders to us, and which can not open due to that,” Barnard Kaic concluded for Index.

Capak emphasizes the significance of adhering to the measures

The director of the Croatian Institute of Public Well being, Krunoslav Capak, was a visitor at this time within the Dnevnik of N1 tv, the place he spoke in regards to the enhance within the variety of instances.

“We at all times level out that the virus continues to be amongst us. We suggest hand hygiene, area disinfection and conserving a bodily distance. These are three staple items. Preserving a bodily distance is essential. 11 instances usually are not dramatic. It was to not be anticipated that the an infection wouldn’t be transmitted, everybody has supply in our neighboring international locations, though there was a neighborhood transmission. The principle supply of an infection is overseas, “he stated, including that those that have signs don’t suggest coming to Croatia.

“It isn’t beneficial that those that have signs come to Croatia. They’re beneficial sure measures when touring to Croatia. These are our residents who traveled and introduced the an infection,” he added.

Is it doable to shut the borders?

On the doable re-closure of the borders, Capak stated the measures may very well be modified.

“We’ve by no means fully closed the borders, there have at all times been exceptions, however we have now liberalized a bit. These are third international locations the place we will modify sure measures,” he added.

He reiterated that the 11 new instances weren’t dramatic, including: “If the development of getting an elevated variety of new instances continues, after all a proposal to tighten measures will come to the desk.”

Can there be a postponement of the election?

Capak stated he couldn’t reply the query of what number of new sufferers there must be to postpone the election. “These 11 aren’t any cause to debate a brand new technique to battle coronavirus.”

To those that assume the variety of these contaminated due to the election is being manipulated, he stated it was infamous nonsense. “It is like a surgeon working on the guts as a substitute of the kidneys, that is one thing that’s unacceptable within the well being career,” Capak advised H1.

Capak additionally spoke for RTL in regards to the elections.

“We’ve already revealed a lot of the suggestions associated to the elections, there may be nonetheless election day, for which we have already got a draft model, for simply voting and counting the votes. However we hoped to remain at 0, 1 newcomers. We’ll wait a couple of extra days to see the development and determine, ”Capak stated.

Requested if it was doable for him to suggest that the election be postponed, he stated he couldn’t reply.

“There may be at all times the opportunity of one thing dramatic taking place, one thing very dangerous. It is extremely tough to say at this level, we’ll monitor the scenario. If one thing dramatic occurs, we’ll put the playing cards on the desk and speak about it, however given our epidemiological scenario and on our coronavirus preventing capability, I don’t assume that’s going to occur, ”Capak concluded.

Will the measures be tightened?

He says that the measures will probably be tightened if vital.

“We’ve been attempting from the start to have as few sick and useless as doable, that’s our technique from day one and we have now no intention of fixing it. We’ll hold issues below management as a lot as we will. What is going on in Sweden is proving dangerous. They’ve failed. in what they deliberate and I believe that collective immunity technique, wherever it has been pursued on the earth, has failed, ”Capak stated.

He additionally says that the Headquarters hoped that this type of growth wouldn’t occur.

“We hoped that will not occur, but it surely occurred. We’re prepared for it. It was to not be anticipated that this example from the encircling international locations, in Slovenia and Serbia, wouldn’t spill over to us. It isn’t dramatic. We’ll see what it would occur additional, we hold the whole lot below management, we have now remoted the sick and put their contacts below isolation, ”Capak stated.

Capak doesn’t suggest touring to international locations within the area

He provides that the Headquarters will monitor the scenario.

“We’ll first monitor the scenario now and see what occurs to our variety of new instances, after which rigorously take into account that risk to introduce some stricter measures towards these international locations which have a foul epidemiological scenario,” he added.

“I like to recommend everybody to not journey to these international locations as a result of now there are outbreaks, they’ve massive numbers of latest instances. I have no idea in regards to the data that any vacationer introduced the virus to Croatia, however our residents who traveled there, returned residence and introduced the coronavirus “Capak advised RTL.

Markotic: A lot of the sufferers had been in BiH or Serbia

Alemka Markotić, director of the “Dr. Fran Mihaljević” hospital, was a visitor on HTV’s Dnevnik. She commented on the rise in instances.

“As quickly as there are extra constructive individuals within the surroundings, it’s to be anticipated that we in Croatia can have imported instances. We’ve seen that a lot of the sufferers in latest days have been in BiH or Serbia, in a single case in Slovenia for personal or enterprise causes. It isn’t uncommon and sudden that new instances have appeared in Croatia as properly, “stated Markotić.

She added that so long as there’s a coronavirus on the earth and so long as there are instances, Croatia can’t be certain so long as the scenario in Croatia itself has been good and continues to be good.

“Subsequently, we should understand that life doesn’t stand nonetheless, that folks transfer,” she added.

“We’re generally known as probably the most fascinating international locations for vacationers”

Markotic added that residents have been behaving nonchalantly in latest days and that this additionally frightens vacationers.

“It’s a must to be very rational and accountable. We will keep this good scenario that we have now created ourselves by persevering with to stick to those measures. Particularly if we ourselves need to have a pleasant summer season and trip. If we would like tourism, we positively have to stick to those measures. Right now we’re generally known as probably the most fascinating international locations for vacationers. What scares them is our fairly nonchalant habits of the final two or three weeks “, stated Markotić.

He says he hopes we don’t find yourself in the identical scenario as in March.

“Every thing is feasible with the coronavirus, I believe we’re in that section – let’s keep accountable. So as to not should go to that section of staying residence once more, we must always adhere to those easy measures, that are actually not tough, and which have confirmed to be extraordinarily profitable, “she added.

He says he hopes residents will proceed to take the virus severely

Markotic concluded that she hopes that residents will proceed to take the scenario severely.

“Croatia has actually proven, not solely the Headquarters however all our residents of Croatia, together with you, the media, the duty of the federal government, which has proven that we will make it among the many finest conditions on the earth, I believe the share of those that trivialize is simply too small,” he added.

“So as to not see these photos in Croatia, I hope that we’ll proceed to be with one another. That we are going to proceed to take this example severely and that we’ll carry this small disaster of the constructive quantity below management all collectively and that we’ll all benefit from the summer season and peace collectively once more “, she concluded for HRT.

Bozinovic: For the time being, there aren’t any indications that some measures must be tightened

Davor Božinović, Chief of the Nationwide Civil Safety Headquarters, was a visitor on Nova TV.

He revealed how the Headquarters will react if the variety of sufferers continues to develop.

” You understand we have at all times stated that with measures we steadiness between financial actions and the safety of life. There are at present no indications that some measures must be tightened, however that is at all times a risk. We’ll see by which course this hotspot goes, “he stated.

He additionally doesn’t suggest touring overseas.

“If you happen to journey to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and different international locations within the area, there actually should be a cause, and never go for one thing you are able to do with out. We’ve lengthy famous that cross-border motion carries with it dangers. So far as vacationers are involved, we have now prescribed all measures in catering and tourism “, says Božinović.

Will border measures be tightened?

Requested whether or not the measures on the borders will probably be tightened, Bozinovic stated that there isn’t a want for that in the intervening time as a result of there have been no vacationers in Croatia in latest days.

He additionally says that vacationers fill within the information within the software for vacationers coming to Croatia. “We’ve opened a headquarters in Zadar and Cut up that offers with safety within the coastal half,” he stated, including that within the occasion of any outbreak, they’d react promptly. “I am certain we have now, and if we do not, we may have the reply to each problem,” he stated.

What about weddings and celebrations?

Božinović additionally commented on what occurred with celebrations and weddings and added that there aren’t any issues if everybody adheres to the measures usually.

When requested whether or not all residents, even these in self-isolation, will probably be allowed to go to the parliamentary elections and fulfill their civic obligation, he stated that epidemiologists will make suggestions for these individuals as properly. ” However I would not prejudge the numbers or whether or not there will probably be any. There may be communication between the SEC and the Headquarters “, he advised Dnevnik.hr.

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