18 March 2020 – Public gatherings limited to 5 people, most shops closed

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing offices, businesses, institutions, and operations; Gatherings, businesses, and services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: https://www.hgk.hr/zabranjuju-se-javna-okupljanja-te-obustavlja-rad-u-ugostiteljskim-objektima-i-prodavaonicama

Overview: Ban on all public gatherings of more than 5 people including religious and sporting events: closure of all sports, recreation and places of worship; closure of all shops and hospitality institutions with the exception of: shops selling food and hygiene products; pharmacies (including veterinary medicine); food markets and fish shops; specialized shops selling veterinary medicine products; petrol stations; bakeries; newspaper stands; laundromats; specialized shops for baby and child clothing; construction material/equipment for tradespepeople; wholesale food & pharmaceutical products.
Full details here: https://civilna-zastita.gov.hr/vijesti/od-ponoci-na-snazi-odluke-stozera-civilne-zastite-rh-u-svrhu-sprjecavanja-sirenja-zaraze-novim-koronavirusom/2271

Type of Justification: No justification given