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Bosnia Reported 999 New Coronavirus Cases Thursday

October 22, 2020

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Bosnia reported 999 new coronavirus cases Thursday, its highest daily total.

The country’s infection rate has nearly doubled since the start of October, with the number of new cases per 100,000 people increasing to 107 over the last seven days.

This week, local authorities in some parts of Bosnia, including the capital Sarajevo, introduced outdoor mask mandates and instructed high schools to switch to remote instruction.

The Balkan country of 3.5 million has tallied more than 37,300 confirmed cases and 1,051 deaths.

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