Bahtiri, Rakic joint conference: 17 infected in the north

Mitrovica South Mayor Agim Bahtiri and Mitrovica North Mayor Goran Rakic held a joint press conference on Thursday evening about the situation with the coronavirus.

KFOR commander for the Mitrovica region was also present at the conference calling on the citizens to be careful and to follow the instructions of public institutions.

"I want to thank the two mayors for being here with us. They both know that the coronavirus situation is very serious. I am certain that every citizen in Mitrovica will follow the instructions of Kosovo's public institutions and the two mayors. I want to thank the media and the press for their help."

Bahtiri said: "I have an appeal for all citizens of Mitrovica. We are facing a virus that knows no nationality. I ask you to stay at home. Keep your hygiene."

Rakic said there are 17 people infected and over 200 persons isolated in the north.