Coronavirus: Vukovar-Srijem County Issues Wedding Request

Coronavirus has taken aim at weddings as many begin quoting them as a common source of infection. In response, the Vukovar-Srijem County Civil Protection Headquarters has a request which will certainly irritate many brides...

As Poslovni Dnevnik writes on the 19th of July, 2020, the Vukovar-Srijem Civil Protection Headquarters has sent a request to the National Civil Protection Headquarters that all weddings in that Eastern Croatian county be held exclusively within the immediate family for the next thirty days, it was said at Sunday's press conference of the County Headquarters.

The reason for such a reaction of the Vukovar-Srijem Civil Protection Headquarters is the amount of newly infected people, and among them, the largest number of patients and their contacts are all from a wedding held last week in Ivankovo ​​near Vinkovci.

Zdravko Kelic of the Vukovar-Srijem County Civil Protection Headquarters said that the Headquarters did a good job when it came to the measures related to stopping the new coronavirus from entering homes for the elderly and other social care institutions. He also stated that the police visited all the wedding halls in the county and took contact details from the owners, and that the Headquarters had data on the number of weddings held, which, as he said, was a large number, and every weekend.

"We're still in danger and we mustn't just relax," warned Zdravko Kelic, appealing to all people who have been in contact with people who have tested positive for coronavirus to cooperate and contribute to the fight against the global pandemic. In agreement with the local headquarters, all public events and gatherings at the local level were postponed in order to reduce the risk to a minimum, said Kelic.

The President of the County Headquarters, Prefect Bozo Galic, read the request by which the Headquarters asked the Civil Protection Headquarters of the Republic of Croatia to make a decision that weddings in Vukovar-Srijem County be held only among families over the next thirty days, and thanked people who are continuing to respect all of the epidemiological measures. He called on all citizens of Vukovar-Srijem County to adhere to the prescribed measures.

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