Geography of Serbia
After Belgrade, these are Valjevo and Nis, and he announced new measures for the three cities.
He said he would be quarantined at the Belgrade Fair himself if found to be coronavirus positive. "What is not comfortable and beautiful does not interest me. It is important that we save lives," Vucic said during a statement from the Belgrade Fair Arena.
Health Minister Zlatibor Loncar said in the last 24 hours in Serbia, 94 people were tested, 54 tested positive, out of which 27 were kept in hospital.
"We have 21 patients who are on a respirator and they are with serious illnesses, which consider are at risk," Loncar said at a news conference at the Serbian government.
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.