Covid 19 update

Updated: 3 days ago


Source: and Total Croatia News More details: Total Croatia News

Going home for Christmas or planning a trip to Croatia? Christmas holidays are approaching, and you are surely wondering what the coronavirus situation is in our country. We bring you some latest news.

3.987 new recorded COVID-19 cases in Croatia in the last 24 hours, so 23.573 cases of COVID-19 remain active. 2.221 people are still hospitalized, with 262 patients on ventilator. In the last 24 hours, 2.767 people recovered, while 11.282 were tested.

As published a week ago, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic presented new, strict measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Catering Facilities and Gyms Close in Croatia Until December 21.

We hope that these rigorous measures will not last too long and that we will get back to normal soon.

There are currently 26 testing places in the Republic of Croatia that perform RT-PCR analysis and collect samples. All processed samples enter national Croatian Health Insurance Institute platform, which is accessible to all county public health institutes.

All EU/EEA citizens and EU/EEA permanent and other residents (EU 27 + UK + Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway, Switzerland, as well as Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and the Vatican), as well as members of their immediate families they're traveling with (with documents proving their kinship), can freely enter Croatia as of July 1st, without any restrictions. Travelers are advised to fill out the form at before arriving at the border. Croatians and official partners of Croatian nationals and their children, no matter what passports they might have, may enter Croatia unconditionally at any time and they do not need to fill in the form.

Currently, Croatia does NOT require any COVID-19 test, and there is NO quarantine/self-isolation requirement if you are a citizen or resident of an EU/EEA country. EU/EEA passport or residence is crucial for Croatia, not where you come from.

All other third-country nationals (including the USA and Canada) are allowed to enter Croatia for tourism (with a paid reservation) or for business, but subject to new health conditions issued on July 10 (negative PCR test or 7-14 days self-isolation).

Helpful links: is a great service to check on the entry requirements for any country. website for detailed information for EU countries. Wondering If You Can Enter Croatia? Check in an Instant with TCTI Chatbot

It is recommended that travelers fill out border entry forms at, to speed their passage across the border and into Croatia.

Disclaimer: The shown data are taken from the official websites and news portals. This is not a health recommendation! If you are not feeling well - do not travel. Follow the recommendations and regulations.


Stricter COVID-19 measures in Croatia will take effect from midnight on Sunday, November 22, and will last until December 15.

According to the Croatian Institute for Public Health, since the beginning of the epidemic in Croatia, 96.837 people tested positive for Coronavirus. 1.257 people died with this diagnosis.

Croatian Institute for Public Health: Detailed info about statistics and useful information can be found here.

Coronavirus numbers in the Makarska Riviera are not alarming, but people should be aware of possible infections. We urge you to adhere to the measures and act responsibly. Today, 20 new coronavirus cases in the Makarska Riviera are registered.

In the whole of Croatia, over 600.000 people have been tested, and a total of 1257 people have died since the beginning of the epidemic in Croatia. That's why the Croatian government introduced stricter measures. Minister Davor Bozinovic announced that stricter measures will take effect from midnight on Sunday, and will last until December 15.

Stricter measures:

  1. Public gatherings are now limited to 25 people instead of 50

  2. Wedding ceremonies to 50, private ceremonies to 10 instead of 15

  3. At funerals, the number is to 25 people

  4. Sports competitions will be held without spectators

  5. At 10 pm, all catering facilities will have to close

  6. Ban on the sale of alcoholic beverages from 10 pm to 6 am

  7. For art performances, at least 4 meters distance must be maintained for each person present

Source: Total News Croatia

In Makarska, there's a special container for coronavirus testing, located on the west side of the city ambulance. Testing is performed every working day from 07:00 to 08:30 am, and longer if necessary. The opening of "drive-in" testing in Makarska has enabled patients with milder symptoms not to travel to Split and faster diagnosis for residents of the Makarska Riviera and surrounding towns and municipalities that gravitate to Makarska.

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