The North of Kosovo under quarantine from tonight, 9 pm to 5 am curfew introduced

The emergency team of four municipalities in the north of Kosovo decided tonight to place the four Serb-majority municipalities under quarantine and introduce a curfew from 9 pm to 5 am for the next seven days, Goran Rakic announced at an extraordinary press conference tonight on behalf of the emergency team.

The KoSSev portal was not invited to the press conference. We are transmitting the details of the latest measures based on the information from the media that covered this event: Radio Kontakt plus, Kosovo online and Radio Kosovska Mitrovica.

„The situation in the north of Kosovo is more difficult than it was before, and they will introduce restrictive measures in accordance with the decisions of the government of Serbia,“ the Serbian President, Aleksandar Vucic said immediately before the emergency team made the decision to introduce quarantine and curfew.

Vucic also announced that there are 53 new coronavirus cases in the north.

At the same time, the emergency teams from the north held a meeting, after which Goran Rakic announced that new measures are being introduced due to the deteriorating epidemiological situation and the increased number of cases of coronavirus infections.

„Starting from today, for the next seven days, the movement of all persons is prohibited from 9 pm to 5 am, except for those persons who are engaged in fighting against the pandemic and maintaining public order and peace,“ Rakic revealed the decision of the emergency team.

Entering and leaving the territory of four municipalities in the north, except for persons with special permits, is strictly prohibited.

It was also announced that public institutions in the north of Kosovo will reduce the number of employees to a minimum.

After the seven-day period, new measures will be adopted in accordance with the number of coronavirus cases.

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