Filter for Serbia Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-07-10 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
as of july 10 individuals are not permitted to visit others in hospitals, and visits to care homes are limited to 15 minutes.
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2020-07-10 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
as of july 10 wearing of face masks is compulsory on public transport,
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2020-07-10 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
recommended social distancing between people outdoors has increased from 1 to 1.5 meters and indoor establishments including shops, offices, and restaurants are required to provide at least 3 square meters per person.
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2020-07-10 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
July 7, President Aleksandar Vucic announced that a weekend-long curfew will be enforced in Belgrade from Friday, July 10-july 13
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2020-07-10 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Belgrade, public gatherings of more than 10 people indoors and outdoors are banned, while establishments with outdoor seating will only be allowed to operate from 06:00 - 23:00 (local time), and indoor establishments will be allowed to operate from 06:00 - 21:00. Indoor establishments in Belgrade must provide 4 square meters per person and penalties remain in place for individuals not complying with the new restrictions.
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2020-07-10 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Following recent protests in the Belgrade, the proposed weekend COVID-19 lockdown From July 10 to Sunday, July 12 has been canceled. During the protests, at least one person was killed and more than 25 were reportedly injured following clashes between protesters and security forces. instead new COVID-19 measures were introduced
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2020-06-30 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
As of June 30, in the city of Belgrade, wearing masks is mandatory for everyone using public transportation and in all indoor spaces, without exception.
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2020-06-23 In Public health measures: General recommendations
COVID 19 tests will be performed also by private laboratories; Use of face masks is compulsory in public transport; Wearing masks indoor is recommended and strongly recommended in banks, post offices, any public institution …Mandatory prescribed square meters per person indoors (offices, shops, public institutions, restaurants…): every man or woman indoors must have 3 square meters of space (for example max. 10 people per 30 m2); Visits to patients at hospitals is banned; 15 min max. visits to elderly homes; Distance between people outdoors extended from 1m to 1.5m
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2020-06-05 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Outdoor public gatherings are limited to maximum 500 people as of June 5.
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2020-06-03 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
State of emergency declared in Belgrade on July 3 amid surge in COVID-19 cases
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2020-06-02 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
closure of student dormitories in the capital on Thursday, July 2, after one outbreak cluster was traced to university accommodation. However, protests by students prompted the Ministry of Education to reverse the order on Friday, allowing those with upcoming exams and coursework deadlines to remain in halls of residence until July 20.
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2020-05-22 Out Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
The government of Serbia also abolished self-isolation requirements upon entry.
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2020-05-22 Out Public health measures: Testing policy
It is no longer necessary to have a negative PCR test or special permit to enter Serbia.
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2020-05-22 Out Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
all COVID-19 related entry restrictions are lifted for both Serbian and foreign citizens.
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2020-05-18 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Air Serbia will renew limited regular passenger air traffic from May 18, with an increase in the number of flights within the flight schedule from June 1.
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2020-05-18 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Air travel may resume starting May 18, subject to restrictions by other countries.
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2020-05-11 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
Kindergartens and preschool facilities (as of May 11th)
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2020-05-08 Out Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Border crossings are opened for travelers with entry requirements implemented by each of the bordering countries in order to limit the spread of COVID-19.
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2020-05-08 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
Public transportation has resumed throughout Serbia, masks are required.
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2020-05-08 Out Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Sports betting venues under 400 square meters may operate with protective measures. Public gatherings of up to 50 participants may be allowed with police notification at least five days in advance.
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2020-05-08 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Serbia has a mandatory 14-day quarantine for anyone entering the country without a negative PCR test results not older than 72 hours. Additional movement restriction can be imposed on foreign citizens entering Serbia.
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2020-05-07 Out Movement restrictions: Curfews
It has been reported that starting at 5:00 a.m. tomorrow, May 7, the curfew will be lifted.
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2020-05-04 Out Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Restaurants and cafes may reopen for in-house customers starting May 4.; Public parks are open and outdoor sports training is allowed, subject to social distancing.Hair and beauty salons, fitness centers, and gyms are permitted to be open, with mandatory masks, gloves, and social distancing measures.Shopping malls may reopen as of May 8.
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2020-05-04 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Public transportation in Novi Sad and Kragujevac and intercity public transportation may resume starting May 4.; Public transportation in Belgrade and Niš may resume, though without air conditioning, starting May 8.
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2020-04-30 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
A curfew is in place nationwide from 6:00 p.m. through 5:00 a.m. on weekdays, and this weekend from 6:00 p.m. on Thursday April 30 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday May 4.
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2020-04-26 In Lockdown: Full lockdown
Ban on movement for May Day from 30 April through 4 May
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2020-04-24 Out Movement restrictions: Border closure 
three border crossings between Serbia and Hungary, Reszka (Horgos), Tompa (Kelebija) and Hercegszanto (Backi Breg), are open for individuals who work in the neighboring country.
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2020-04-24 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
A curfew is in place nationwide from 6:00 p.m. through 5:00 a.m. on weekdays, and this weekend from 6:00 p.m. on Friday April 24 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday April 27.
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2020-04-21 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Some shops will reopen this week, including car mechanics, tire shops, shoemakers, tailors, dry cleaners, and driving schools, as well as some retail stores such as bookstores, auto dealers, bicycle shops, stores selling technical goods and building materials. People age 65 and older may walk outside on Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday evenings between 6:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. for a period of 30 minutes, within 600 meters of their home.
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2020-04-17 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
extension/change of curfew: this weekend from 5:00 p.m. on Friday April 17 through 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday April 21.
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2020-04-06 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Gatherings of more than two people are banned, with the exception of parents with underaged children.
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2020-04-06 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
All commercial flights to and from Serbia are suspended indefinitely.
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2020-04-06 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
All border crossings (air, land, or river) are closed for travelers.
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2020-04-03 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
state of emergency with widespread travel restrictions and curfews.
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2020-04-03 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
All community hospitals and medical care centers through Serbia have opened COVID-19 clinics with dedicated phone numbers
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2020-04-03 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
the Serbian Ministry of Health established an emergency hotline for individuals who have symptoms or believe they may have come in contact with the virus: +381(64) 8945235. Numbers for Institutes of Public Health outside Belgrade can be found here.
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2020-04-03 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
kindergartens, schools and universities are closed.
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2020-04-03 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
All public transportation is suspended. Taxi services are limited but remain operational. Driving personal vehicles is allowed.
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2020-04-03 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
24 hour curfew for residents over 65 in urban areas and 70 in rural areas, except on Saturday from 3 a.m. to 8 a.m. for the purpose of buying groceries.
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2020-04-02 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
A curfew is in place nationwide from 5:00 p.m. through 5:00 a.m. on weekdays and on weekends from 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays through 5:00 a.m. on Mondays. Dogs may be walked between 11:00 p.m and 1:00 a.m. on Saturday nights and between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. on Sunday mornings within 200 meters of your home, by a maximum of two people together.
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2020-04-02 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
A maximum of one person for every 4 square meters of space is allowed indoors.
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2020-04-02 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
People age 65 and older (70 and older in rural areas) are prohibited from leaving their homes, except for Sunday mornings between 4:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. to purchase supplies.
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2020-04-02 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
All restaurants, cafes, and shopping malls are closed, though take-out and delivery are still permitted. Supermarkets and pharmacies remain open, though with reduced hours to accommodate the curfew.; Green markets are closed, as are barber shops, hair and beauty salons, casinos, and betting establishments. All parks, playgrounds, and other public recreational areas and sports facilities are closed.
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2020-04-02 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
All public transportation is suspended. Taxis and private vehicles are still permitted.
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2020-03-17 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
closure of schools and introduction of online distance learning
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2020-03-15 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
declaration of state of emergency on 15 March
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2020-03-15 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
as of 15 March, also Serbian citizens entering have to undergo self-isolation for 14 days
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2020-03-15 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
only citizens are permitted to enter
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2020-03-15 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
closure of all borders
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2020-03-15 In Movement restrictions: Border checks 
intensified border checks
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2020-03-14 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
All people who entered the country on March 14 or later must self-quarantine for 28 days.
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2020-02-26 In Public health measures: General recommendations
recommendations for travelers: reduce contacts with other people in your household, work place or in public places in the next 14 days,
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