New Measures in Sibenik-Knin County: Cafes to Close at 10 pm

Daniela Rogulj

Romulic & Stojcic

Romulic & Stojcic

November 11, 2020 – A look at the new measures in Sibenik-Knin County as cafes must shut at 10 pm starting Thursday.  

Dalmatinski Portal reports that in the past 24 hours in Sibenik-Knin County, 69 people were infected with COVID-19. These are 17 from the area of Sibenik, 11 from the area of Drnis, nine from the area of Knin, five from the area of Vodice, three from the area of Pirovac, two from the area of Bilice, and one person each from the area of Promina, Tribunj, Primosten, Ruzic and Ervenik.

Eight residents and one employee of the Mihek Home for Mentally Ill Adults, Sibenik branch, also became infected. Furthermore, eight people who currently reside in this county, and their place of residence is elsewhere, were infected.

The Sibenik Hospital Department of Infectious Diseases is treating 23 people, one of whom is on a ventilator. Others have milder clinical symptoms and are in self-isolation. There are currently 215 active cases of COVID-19.

In the last 24 hours, 91 samples were tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Currently, 700 people are under health supervision and self-isolation measures.

The National Civil Protection Headquarters, at the proposal of the Civil Protection Headquarters of Sibenik-Knin County, amended the Decision on introducing necessary epidemiological measures for Sibenik-Knin County, which enters into force tomorrow.

The decision prohibits holding all public events and gatherings of more than 30 people in one place, except for sports competitions where there may be a maximum of as many competitors and officials as allowed by the competition regulations for each sport. A maximum of 50 people may be present at professional art performances and programs, cinema screenings, and exhibitions in museums, galleries, and other exhibition spaces with strict adherence to all prescribed epidemiological measures and special recommendations and instructions of the Croatian Institute of Public Health.

The working hours of all types of catering facilities are limited until 10 pm. Visits to residents of social welfare institutions that provide accommodation services and exits of residents outside the premises and courtyards are prohibited unless conditioned for medical reasons.

At religious ceremonies indoors, the number of persons present is limited according to the space’s size, so that at least 4 m2 of space must be provided for each person present. It is recommended to sports associations and other organized groups that do not participate in official competitions not to hold training, preparatory exercises, and recreational activities indoors.

It is recommended that private gatherings are not held. If a private gathering is still held, it is recommended to limit the gathering to members of the same or as few connected households as possible. It is recommended that sessions of representative bodies of local and regional self-government units be held via videoconference or other technologies for holding remote meetings.

It is recommended that employers organize work with the greatest possible distance between workers and maintain a minimum physical distance of at least 2 meters, whenever possible.

To read more about coronavirus in Croatia, follow TCN’s dedicated page.


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