The Serbian government passed a decision at a March 16 session to place Serbian citizens and foreign citizens residing in Serbia who enter the country from states considered hotspots of the Covid-19 pandemic (Switzerland, Spain, Austria and Italy) in mandatory self-isolation for 28 days.
All Serbian citizens and foreign citizens residing in Serbia who enter the country from other foreign states will be placed in mandatory self-isolation at home for at least 14 days.
Any violation of the self-isolation measures will be severely punished, in accordance with Serbian law, a press release issued by the cabinet read.
Serbia has banned the export of all drugs for 30 days for pre-emptive reasons, to keep all necessary medication in stock domestically. Purchases of masks and other protective gear are now limited, and one person may buy no more than ten masks, ten pairs of gloves and two large or five small containers of disinfectants.
All institution's public-facing services will be closed, apart from those whose closure would impede the functioning of the state during the state of emergency.