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Vucic thanked for the attention and respect of Norway towards Serbia and the love they show for our people. "Thanks for the money," Vucic said, adding that 5 million euros of Norwegian aid would be used for medical purposes.
"Thank you very much for helping us find more clinical respirators. We are working to resolve these issues," Vucic said.
More than 245,000 people have been infected by the novel coronavirus across the world and 10,028 have died, with cases and deaths outside China far exceeding those in the country where the outbreak began, according to a Reuters tally.
Infections have been reported by 178 countries outside China.
Apart from transport trucks, no one will be able to enter the territory of Serbia.
Since the introduction of the state of emergency, 71.180 of our citizens have entered Serbia, with the largest number coming from Germany, Italy, France and Austria, about 95 percent, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said.
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The centre of the Serbian capital Belgrade, usually bustling with people and cars, was empty and quiet as a nocturnal curfew began at 8pm on Wednesday evening.
The curfew will be observed across Serbia each night until 5am. No one is allowed to go out apart from police officers and soldiers on duty, nightshift workers and people who have a health-related emergency.
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This trend seemed to consolidate by the day, with very few voices trying to argue for a cooperative international approach, multilateralism, win-win solutions and a search for common ground, and community-based policies rather than a purely individualistic vision of society.