ZAGREB, Nov 24 (Hina) – The national COVID-19 response team on Monday decided to introduce, at the request of the local health authorities, new epidemiological restrictions for Zagreb County, limiting the number of attendees at cultural events, including film screenings, to 50.
Face masks will be obligatory in enclosed spaces where public or business activity is performed and where cultural and other events, religious or other social gatherings are held if it is not possible to keep a minimum two-metre distance.
As of Tuesday, visits to retirement and nursing homes are banned and it has been recommended that visits to other welfare institutions be suspended as well.
Employees of medical institutions, kindergartens and schools as well as providers of social services have been advised not to participate in larger gatherings.
Residents of Zagreb County have been advised not to leave the country unless they have to for business or personal reasons.
The said restrictions will be in force in Zagreb County until December 31.
The national COVID-19 response team on Monday also decided to ban masses and religious gatherings in Sali, Zaglav, Zman and Luka, communities on the island of Dugi Otok. The restriction, imposed at the request of the Zadar County COVID-19 response team, will be in force from November 24 to December 15.