As of 9 March 2020, Croatia implemented additional containment measures in order to decrease risk of introduction and spread of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in Croatia:
- All foreigners entering Croatia from a short list of mostly affected countries/areas (Category 1*), must be submitted to 14-day health monitoring in organized quarantine.
- All Croatian citizens entering Croatia from a short list of mostly affected countries/areas (Category 1*), must be submitted to 14-day health monitoring in self-isolation at home. If self-isolation at home is not possible, these persons will be subject to 14-day organized quarantine.
- All Croatian citizens and foreigners entering Croatia from an expanded list of countries/areas (Category 2**), will be subject to 14-day health monitoring in self-isolation.
- The national Civil protection headquarters published a recommendation to postpone all organized public gatherings which exceed 1.000 participants.
- Decision on postponing organized public gatherings with less than 1.000 particiants needs to be made by the county Civil protectrin headquarters, based on the local and general epidemiological situation, characteristics of participants and expected type of contact among participants.
- It is recommended to direct ground traffic to six designated points of entry, in order to better monitor entry from affected areas.
- Persons who must travel to and from Croatia and affected areas (Category 2**)for work must be in self-isolation at home during their stay in Croatia. Employers muts provide such persons with personal protective equipment and disinfectants.
*Countries/areas Category 1
– Chinese province Hubei, including city of Wuhan
– Italian region Lombardy and provinces Modena, Parma, Piacenza, Reggio Nell’Emilia, Pesaro, Rimini i Urbino, Alessandria, Asti, Novara, Verbano Cusio Osolla, Vercelli, Padova, Treviso, Venezia i Bozen (Bolzano)
– Heinsberg district in North Rhine-Westphalia
– South Korea: city Daegu and province Cheongdo
** Countries/areas Category 2
– China (excluding those areas already included in category 1)
– South Korea (excluding those areas already included in category 1)
– Italy: regions Veneto, Piedmont, Emilia-Romagna, South Tyrol, Marche
– Hong Kong