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New restrictions on movement as number of coronavirus cases in Dubrovnik continues to rise

By  Mar 23, 2020

The number of people infected with COVID-19 in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County has risen to 22 with seven new cases reported. According to a press release from the Civil Protection Headquarters of Dubrovnik-Neretva County seven people have been hospitalised whilst the remaining patients are at home in self-isolation. All of the patients have mild symptoms.

On Monday a total of 136 samples were sent for analysis for COVID-19.

The National Headquarters of the Central Committee of the Republic of Croatia has issued a decision prohibiting citizens leaving their place of residence and permanent residence in the Republic of Croatia. Pursuant to that decision, it is prohibited to leave the place of residence and permanent residence.

The prohibition does not apply to:

1. Traffic and movement necessary for supplies 

2. Daily migrations of employees in services important for: provision of health and veterinary care, delivery of medicines and medical supplies, maintenance of communal services, water supply and sewerage, gas and electricity supply, security services

3. Media reporting to the public

4. Residents requiring urgent medical care

5. For vital family reasons, such as providing care for children or the elderly or purchasing food and essentials

6. Travel to and from work if doing the work is necessary and cannot be done from home

7. Emergency and operational services involved in the prevention of the spread of COVID-19


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