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People in Sarajevo Waiting for Tests amid Surge

October 13, 2020

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — People are lining up in Bosnia’s capital of Sarajevo waiting for tests on the coronavirus amid a new surge.

The pressure is rising on the health system in Bosnia, which is one of the poorest countries in Europe after going through a devastating war during the 1990s.

Doctors say the numbers of infected have been on the rise, with people flocking to the medical clinics also due to seasonal respiratory diseases and the flu.

Bosnia has reported 926 confirmed deaths from the coronavirus in a country of 3.3 million.

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