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Croatia’s Hospitals Are Rapidly Filling Up with COVID-19 patients

October 27, 2020

ZAGREB, Croatia — Croatia’s hospitals are rapidly filling up and authorities are turning a sports arena in the capital of Zagreb into a temporary facility for COVID-19 patients.

The European Union nation of 4.2 million people has posted record daily infections in the past weeks, reaching more than 2,000 cases.

On Tuesday, health officials reported 1,413 cases and 18 deaths in the past 24 hours.

Authorities have limited gatherings and working hours of bars and restaurants to curb the spread.

Croatia has confirmed a total of 38,621 cases and 470 deaths.

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