Kemal Purišić

Montenegro Minister of Labor and Social Welfare Kemal Purišić infected with Coronavirus

The Minister of Labor and Social Welfare, Kemal Purišić, was positive about COVID19, the Government announced.

Since last night’s test results, the minister and his wife are in self-isolation. The National Infectious Diseases Coordination Body welcomes the non-selective respect for epidemics. measures and wishes the Purišić family a speedy recovery and return to regular activities – it was announced on the Government’s Twitter account.

Recently, the coronavirus epidemic in Montenegro has also shown a rebound trend. According to the data released by the Ministry of Health of Montenegro on the 7th, there were 66 new confirmed cases and 3 new deaths in Montenegro in a single day. Of the 66 newly confirmed cases, 39 were from the capital Podgorica.

The Montenegro Infectious Disease Coordination Center stated that the northern and central regions of Montenegro were hit hard by the rebound of the epidemic.