Further updates on Coronavirus-COVID 19 in Croatia
Following the classification of COVID-19 outbreak as pandemic by the World Health Organisation, Croatia has strengthened its measures to prevent the spreading of the COVID-19 in the country.
1. Croatia has 19 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.
2. Pre-schools, Schools and Universities in Istra County (close to Italy border) will be closed from Friday (13 March 2020) until further notice.
3. Banning of public events/gathering of more than 100 people.
4. Entry and Exit Requirements: Current travel restrictions in place when traveling to Croatia.
5. Quarantine/Health Monitoring/Self-Isolation: As of 10 March 2020, any foreign nationals, travelling to Croatia from narrowly defined COVID-19 affected areas are mandated to spend 14 days in quarantine. Placement in quarantine is at the expense of the traveler. These areas are:
- China: Hubei province, including the city of Wuhan.
- Germany: County of Heinsberg in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia,
- South Korea: the city of Daegu and the County of Cheongdo,
6. Additionally, the Croatian Ministry of Health has implemented health monitoring aimed at individuals traveling from any COVID-19 affected countries. These countries are:
- South Korea
- Hong Kong
7. Persons traveling from these countries are subject to health monitoring when entering Croatia. These individuals, even if they do not have a cough, elevated temperature or any other signs of a flu, are instructed to self-isolate at home for 14 days and report their condition to the nearest epidemiologist for further instructions. Individuals showing the signs of illness arriving from the affected areas are referred to hospitals for diagnostic processing and treatment.
8. The Embassy of Malaysia recommends Malaysians living in Croatia to keep close contact with the Embassy following the current condition of the COVID-19 outbreak. In case of emergency, please contact us immediately at:
Address: Slavujevac 4A, 10000 Zagreb
Telephone: +385 1 4834 346 / 347
After Office Hour: +385 91 4834 346 (Duty Officer)
Fax: +385 1 4834 348
Please stay safe!