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Croatia Reports a New Record in Daily COVID-19 Infections

ZAGREB, Croatia — Croatia has reported a new record in daily infections with the new coronavirus.

Authorities said Thursday that 542 new cases were confirmed in the past 24 hours, the highest number since the start of the outbreak. One person has died.

Croatia has reported a surge in new infections since the end of the summer tourism season, in which hundreds of thousands of visitors flocked to the country’s Adriatic Sea coast.

So far, there have been 18,989 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus including 310 deaths in the country of 4.2 million people.

Croatia’s official HRT television says authorities are preparing a recreation area in the capital, Zagreb, to host people with COVID-19 who have nowhere to self-isolate.

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