Events in the year 2020 in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
- 5 March – The first case of COVID-19 in the country is reported by officials in Republika Srpska. The person, who had been in Italy during the COVID-19 pandemic, tested positive in Banja Luka.
- 16 March – The Ministry of Health of Republika Srpska announced the first two recoveries in the country, both from Banja Luka.
- 17 March – A state of emergency is declared in the country over COVID-19. The Bosnian military begins to set up tent quarantines on the border with Republika Srpska, which itself has declared a state of emergency.
- 20 March – The first cases in Sarajevo were confirmed.
- 21 March – The first COVID-19 death in the country was announced in a hospital in Bihać. The patient was an elderly woman who had been hospitalized two days before.
- 23 March
- The first cases in Brčko District were confirmed. The cases were two people who arrived to Brčko from the Caribbean via airports in France and Serbia.
- The Swiss embassy in the country informed the Minister of Security that Switzerland had allocated US$200,000 to assist the country during the pandemic.
- The U.S. donated medical materials and other important supplies to the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina. USAID also donated US$1.2 million to the country to help it tackle the pandemic.
- 24 March – Turkey sent protective masks, gloves, protective suits and goggles to the Red Cross Society of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
- 9 April – Russia sent three military planes carrying medical equipment, including protections masks and respirators, vehicles for disinfection, and medical personnel, to help Republika Srpska.
- 16 April
- Hungary sent a plane with medical help, including respirators, to Banja Luka to help Republika Srpska, and truck with protective equipment to Sarajevo to help the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó, who accompanied the shipment, met Bosnian Foreign Minister Bisera Turković in Sarajevo and was due to meet Milorad Dodik, Serbian member of the Bosnian state presidency, later on in Banja Luka.
- Slovenia sent €133,000 worth of humanitarian aid to help the country fight COVID-19.
- 23 April – Azerbaijan sent to the country 10 tons protective and medical equipment, including 2 million protective masks, to help combat COVID-19.
- 19 May – A Qatari Airplane carrying an urgent medical aid shipment arrived in Sarajevo International Airport to help tackle the pandemic in the country.
- 15 September – Momčilo Krajišnik, politician, member of the Presidency and convicted war criminal (b. 1945).
- 4 November – Sead Gološ, architect (b. 1969).
- 14 November – Hasan Muratović, politician, chairman of the Council of Ministers, entrepreneur and professor (b. 1940).
- 22 November – Mustafa Nadarević, film, theatre and television actor (b. 1943).
- 23 November – Admir Džubur, businessman and football administrator (b. 1964).
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- "Bosnia declares nationwide state of emergency over coronavirus: PM". Reuters. 2020-03-17. Retrieved 2020-08-22.
- "Prva tri slučaja koronavirusa u Sarajevu! Zaražene još tri osobe u Tešnju i Goraždu". Klix.ba (in Bosnian). Retrieved 2020-03-20.
- "Prva žrtva koronavirusa u BiH: U Bihaću preminula starija žena". Klix.ba (in Bosnian). Retrieved 21 March 2020.
- "Vlada Brčko distrikta BiH". www.vlada.bdcentral.net. Archived from the original on 23 March 2020. Retrieved 23 March 2020.
- "Na videokonferenciji sa ambasadorima i predstavnicima međunarodnih organizacija i agencija BiH dobila 7.200.000 eura". www.msb.gov.ba. Retrieved 25 March 2020.
- Sarajevo, US Embassy (23 March 2020). "The first batch of humanitarian assistance from the U.S. Government has arrived to assist the citizens of BiH. Arriving via U.S. military aircraft and donated to the AFBiH were medical materials and other important supplies.pic.twitter.com/P4ePxJaf8i". @USEmbassySJJ.
- "@USAID is donating $1.2 million to #BiH to help its laboratory systems, activate case-finding & monitoring, support experts, bolster awareness & community engagement and strengthen prevention. #COVID19 #Coronavirus #USAinBiH @USAIDGH @USAIDMarkGreen @USAIDBGlick @USEmbassySJJpic.twitter.com/Z4gWRK364Q". @USAIDBIH. 30 March 2020. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
- "Stigla pomoć iz Turske: Solidarnost sa BiH u teškim vremenima | Sarajevo.ba". www.sarajevo.ba (in Bosnian).
- "Ruski lekari stigli u Banjaluku, Dodik preporučio Federaciji da traži pomoć Moskve". www.rts.rs. Retrieved 13 April 2020.
- "Stigla pomoć iz Mađarske".
- "Hungary's Medical Aid Reopens Bosnia's Wounds". Balkan Insight. 16 April 2020. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
- "Humanitarna pomoć Slovenije stiže u BiH". BHRT (in Bosnian). 16 April 2020. Retrieved 8 May 2020.
- "Na Sarajevski aerodrom stigla pomoć iz Azerbejdžana". Avaz.ba (in Bosnian). 23 April 2020.
- "Malezija poslala 10 tona pomoći Bosni i Hercegovini". Sarajevo International Airport. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
- "A Qatari airplane carrying urgent medical aid arrived to Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo - May 19". sarajevo.embassy.qa. Retrieved 14 June 2020.
- "Bosnia marks 25 years since Srebrenica massacre". BBC News. 2020-07-11. Retrieved 2020-08-22.
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- "Preminula Beba Selimović, prva dama bh. sevdaha" (in Bosnian). Klix.ba. 10 March 2020. Retrieved 10 March 2020.
- "Obavljena dženaza Emini Zečaj" (in Bosnian). avaz.ba. 22 April 2020. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
- "Minister Salko Bukvarević passed away, he was on a respirator due to the corona virus". Al Jazeera Media Network. 29 July 2020. Archived from the original on 30 July 2020.
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- "U Sarajevu preminuo arhitekta Sead Gološ, izgubio tešku bitku s koronom" (in Bosnian). Klix.ba. 4 November 2020. Retrieved 4 November 2020.
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- E.B. (23 November 2020). "Preminuo predsjednik FK Željezničar Admir Džubur, bio zaražen koronavirusom" (in Bosnian). Klix.ba. Retrieved 23 November 2020.
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