Opening hours of bars, restaurants and shops restricted again

At the suggestion of the government’s Crisis Unit, as of today, the working hours of the catering, retail and artisan facilities will be limited to 11.00 pm.

Epidemiologist Darija Kisić Tepavčević also says that there will be tougher control of the implementation of the anti-corona measures throughout Serbia, and especially in those parts where the highest number of infected people has been registered.

“Control and sanctions will be much stricter than in the previous period,” Kisic Tepavcevic told reporters yesterday.

She also said that in recent days, there has been an increase in the number of laboratory-confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and that the largest number of infected comes from Belgrade.

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“Globally, we are one of the countries with the lowest incidence rate. However, if we compare the data with the previous week, we see an upward trend in incidence, which this week is 19% higher than in the previous one, ” she added.

She also reminded that people are still obligated to wear protective masks indoors and on public transport, while wearing masks outdoors is recommended in situations where it is not possible to have a physical distance of 1.5 metres, like in queues in front of shops, banks, post offices…

“The gathering of more than 30 people is prohibited except for cultural events when the organizer is a cultural institution,” she said.

When asked if there would be another lockdown in Belgrade, Kisic said that that measure was not considered.

“We have to learn to live with the virus,” she concluded.

(RTV, 07.10.2020)

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