Daily Overview for May 22: Communication in the time of coronavirus by Represent

News - May 22, 2020

Every day, you can follow daily digests about coronavirus and the situation in Serbia and the world on Daily digests are ready at 8 am, every day. Here’s the current situation in Serbia:

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the state of emergency was declared at the entire territory of the Republic of Serbia as of March 15.

Cases registered: 10,919
New cases: 86
Total tested so far: 203,799
Total number of recovered: 5,310
Deaths: 237

Business & economy & market

Second minimum wages payout in the first week of June

Inflation expectations within the target band of 3±1.5%

Serbia will not be hit hard by crisis consequences

Serbia’s event sector requires the government’s assistance

Serbia most desirable in the region for investments of foreign automotive companies

VIP opens first virtual store in Serbia

USAID: Communication with consumers is crucial for success


Registered cases until 7.45pm on 21/05/2020: 5,151,241
Increase: 106,445
Total cured: 2,055,678
Total deaths: 332,299

Social media

Twitter users commented on the news that the Institute Batut replied to media that, due to the pandemic and lack of automated filing system, it would provide the information about a definite number of deaths from coronavirus in mid-June. Many say that the actual number is probably much higher than officially announced. There was also a discussion about statements of Dr Grujičić and Dr Nestorović, who claim that the virus was made in a lab. An opposition leader in Montenegro claimed at the information was verified and provable. Although he number of infected in Vranje is still high, some users say that the actual number is much higher than officially reported. Facebook users commented on a post of Dr Kon, who announced again his withdrawal from the Crisis Taskforce.



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