BiH further eases COVID-19 restrictive measures

Source: Xinhua| 2020-05-14 00:23:46|Editor: huaxia

SARAJEVO, May 13 (Xinhua) -- Two months after the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, restaurants, bars, small shops, business and trades have been reopened in Federation of BiH (FBiH), one of two entities in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), the state-own media FENA reported on Wednesday.

However, restaurants and bars are allowed to cater only in open spaces like gardens and terraces. Public transport in FBiH is scheduled to reopen on Friday.

In Republika Srpska (RS), the other BiH entity, catering businesses and public transport already reopened on May 11. Night time curfew has been suspended in FBiH but is still in place in RS and the Brcko District area.

Meanwhile, BiH borders remain closed to passenger transport, and wearing protective gear (masks and gloves) in public space is mandatory. Shopping malls are still closed throughout BiH, as well as movies, theaters and concert halls.

To date, BiH reported 2,181 cases of COVID-19, with 1,228 recoveries and 120 deaths, according to the Ministry of Civil affairs. Enditem