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Croatia Has Banned Travel Between Various Parts of the Country

December 18, 2020

ZAGREB, Croatia — Croatia has banned travel between various parts of the country ahead of Christmas and New Year holidays in a bid to curb down soaring coronavirus infections.

Authorities on Friday said that from December 23 to Jan 8 only essential services employees such as health workers and road maintenance crews will be allowed to move from one region to another. Special permits will be issued in exceptional cases.

Interior Minister Davor Bozinovic says the epidemiological situation does not allow for any easing of measures for the upcoming holidays. Croatia has reported thousands of new coronavirus infections daily for weeks which has overwhelmed the country’s health system.

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