June 19, 2020 - The National Coordination Body (NKT) has decided that the Institute of Public Health will temporarily exclude Bosnia and Herzegovina from the list of countries from which enters Montenegro without a measure of institutional isolation.
According to yesterday's NKT decision, the citizens of Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and countries from the Institute of Public Health List are allowed to enter Montenegro from Bosnia and Herzegovina with the obligatory negative PCR test of an accredited laboratory, not older than 48 hours. The measure will be applied from today until Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina agree on clear procedures for the exchange of information on the control of persons coming to Montenegro through third countries from third countries ", explained the NKT.
Passengers will not be able to enter Montenegro from Bosnia and Herzegovina during the validity of this measure through the border crossings Šćepan Polje - Hum, on the road Plužine - Foča and Meteljka - Metaljka on the way Pljevlja - Čajniče.
According to the director of the Institute of Public Health, Boban Mugoša, the examinations completed so far by that health institution show that most of the newly registered COVID-19 patients are cases imported via Bosnia and Herzegovina from countries that are not on the list. The Institute had to react promptly and make decisions that would contribute to "having a safe or largely safe entry from Bosnia."
"Today, a decision was made that all our citizens and foreigners who come from Bosnia must have a negative PCR test, at most 48 hours old, done in an accredited laboratory," Mugoša concluded.