November 23, 2020 - The National Coordination Body for Infectious Diseases (NKT) decided today, at a session chaired by President Kenan Hrapović, to shorten the working hours of catering and service facilities by two hours. Also, NKT extended the period of the ban on leaving residential buildings by the same amount, the Government of Montenegro announced. The measures will be applied from Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 00:00.
"Due to the complex epidemiological situation NKT, at the suggestion of the Institute of Public Health of Montenegro, decided to shorten the working hours of catering and service activities from the current 07:00 - 20:00 to 07:00 - 18:00, and extend the application of the ban on leaving residential buildings from the current 21:00 - 05:00 to 19:00 - 05:00 the next day. The measures will be applied from Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 00:00 to December 8, until when the application of the measures adopted on November 13 is extended," the statement reads.
The statement adds that "NKT, considering the epidemiological situation on the one hand and the economic situation on the other, this time again adopted well-balanced measures intending to affect citizens, the economy and entrepreneurs as little as possible, and to give the expected result."
"The National Coordination Body calls on citizens to fully respect all measures because that is the only way to suppress the spread of coronavirus. Considering the health situation, NKT assessed that our health system, thanks to good planning, timely activities and expertise and sacrifice of health workers, is still able to resist the pandemic, despite the worrying degree of infection. The NKT has also understood the huge workload of employees in primary health care and initiated a process aimed at relieving the primary health sector," the statement reads.
Source: Government of Montenegro