ZAGREB, March 18 (Hina) – Interior Minister Davor Bozinovic on Wednesday announced a systematic monitoring of movements of all people infected with the coronavirus and those who were instructed to go into self-isolation, stressing that those not following the instructions for self-isolation would be sanctioned.
Bozinovic told Nova TV commercial television that along with the existing computer system that records information on all those issued with an order to self-isolate, the government was preparing a series of measures.
Bozinovic, who is also the head of the National Civil Protection Authority, announced earlier on Wednesday that as of midnight all public events and gatherings would be banned and all cafes, restaurants and shops, except those selling food and hygienic products, would have to be closed.
All shops will close down except those for the sale of food and hygienic articles. Pharmacies, petrol stations, bakeries, kiosks, specialised stores with children’s equipment and for the disabled, pet food shops and the like will remain open.
The ban will be in force for 30 days.