Covid 19 State of emergency declared throughout Serbia

Belgrade, 15 March 2020


President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic announced tonight that due to the coronavirus situation, a decision was made to declare a state of emergency throughout the Republic of Serbia.

Vucic said at a press conference that the decision was made after tonight's meeting of the Covid-19 crisis response team and the crisis team for eliminating the possible and harmful effects of the coronavirus at the Palace of Serbia, which he chaired.

He stressed that Serbia is today at a war against the enemy it has to defeat.

The meeting was attended by National Assembly Speaker Maja Gojkovic, Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, and National Bank of Serbia Governor Jorgovanka Tabakovic.