Crisis Staff demands curfew: On the table a complete lockdown for seven days? VIDEO
The Crisis Staff analyzed the epidemiological situation in the country and the effects of the decision made on Friday, according to which caterers and shopping centers worked until 2 p.m. for the weekend.
After reviewing the latest data, the medical part of the Crisis Staff, obviously worried about the latest statistics, proposed tightening the measures. Provincial Secretary of Health Zoran Gojkovi explained what was discussed.
"The medical part suggested that the possibility of all contacts be prevented as much as possible, exclusively through a state of emergency, that is, curfew. Reducing working hours by a few hours means nothing in the epidemiological sense," said provincial health secretary Zoran Gojkovic. There are reasons for that decision, as well as reasons against it.
He stated that the position of that part of the staff is "clear and decisive" that at this moment it would be the most expedient solution, without going into detail as to what consequences lockdown could cause. As he stated, Crisis Staff will meet again in a day or two and make a decision. In the meantime, it will hold consultations. He believes that this is not just a medical decision.
"We absolutely must take into account public health, the interest of our citizens, but we must also be guided by the idea that as a state, after a year in all this, how we will endure not only economically but also in other aspects, sociologically, psychologically, mentally, a potential new 'lockdown'", said Gojkovi.
Gojkovic also sees a problem with vaccination if the number of newly infected people keeps growing.
"Vaccination is going well, but unfortunately, if we have a lot of infected people, we will not be able to vaccinate people," said Gojkovi. He reiterated that...