Once huge funerals these days are mostly attended only by a small circle of close family members and friends, who have to observe social distancing measures.
The funeral processions are now done in the shortest time possible, and in some countries, police monitor the burials to make sure everyone obeys the rules.
Police patrol in Podgorica. Photo: BIRN/Samir Kajosevic
On Thursday, authorities put Radovan Rakocevic from the town of Bijelo Polje in custody for 72 hours for the offence of spreading panic. Rakocevic had shared an article on Facebook from a Belgrade tabloid, Alo, which claimed that Montenegrin President Milo Djukanovic had been infected with the coronavirus.