New Coronavirus Measures Introduced in Four Croatian Counties

By 12 April 2021

April the 12th, 2021 - New coronavirus measures have been introduced across four Croatian counties. Here is a list of what is set to alter and where the measures will be the strictest.

As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, at the suggestion of local headquarters, to whom more powers have been given, stricter epidemiological measures were introduced in four Croatian counties - Primorje-Gorski Kotar, Dubrovnik-Neretva, Zagreb and Osijek-Baranja.

Of the aforementioned four Croatian counties, in Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, from today, April the 12th, to April the 26th, all public events and gatherings are prohibited, gyms and fitness centres, cinemas, casinos and shops selling shoes and clothes are closed. It is currently forbidden to visit the residents of homes for the elderly, and working hours are limited in stores where work is allowed from 06:00 to 19:00.

New two-week epidemiological measures are also being introduced down in southern Dalmatia, more specifically in Dubrovnik-Neretva County, which prohibits public gatherings for more than fifteen people in one place. A maximum of eight people from two households can attend private gatherings for the duration of the measures.

At the suggestion of the local county headquarters, stricter epidemiological measures are being introduced in Zagreb County today and will remain in force until April the 25th.

Among other things, the working hours of catering facilities are being limited from 06:00 to 21:00, the working hours of casinos, slot machine clubs and payment points for betting are being limited from 08:00 to 21:00, and the sale of alcoholic beverages from 21:00 to 06:00 is now prohibited.

In Osijek-Baranja County, until the end of April, recommendations are in place that locker rooms should not be used in sports and fitness facilities, and the increased monitoring of compliance with necessary epidemiological measures at public events and gatherings, public transport, shopping centers and restaurants will take place.

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