Tag: COVID-19

National football team to donate € 554,000 for Zagreb earthquake relief, coronavirus fight

ZAGREB, March 24 (Croatia Sun News) – Players and the coaching staff of the Croatian national football team have raised HRK 4.2 million to be paid into the bank accounts opened by the Croatian government on Tuesday to help fight the coronavirus epidemic and remove the consequences of an earthquake that hit Zagreb on Sunday.

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Horvat: Shipment of protective equipment to arrive from China

ZAGREB, March 24 (Croatia Sun News) – Croatian Economy Minister Darko Horvat today said that the government was working intensively to address the shortage of protective equipment and that a “large plane” carrying such goods would arrive to Croatia from China during the day.

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Education ministry activates psychological assistance teams

ZAGREB, March 23 (Croatia Sun News) – The Ministry of Science and Education has activated crisis management teams that will offer psychological support to school-age children and their parents while schools are closed due to the outbreak of COVID-19.

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MEP calls for EU assistance to W. Balkans in fight against coronavirus

ZAGREB, March 20 (Croatia Sun News) – Croatian member of the European Parliament Zeljana Zovko has asked the European Commission to use funding from the EU Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to Western Balkan countries in the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Asylum seekers in Croatia not infected with coronavirus

ZAGREB, March 19 (Croatia Sun News) – Asylum seekers in Croatia are not infected with the coronavirus, the Croatian Interior Ministry stated in a new press release, adding that all asylum seekers at the reception centres in Zageb and Kutina were under constant medical observation.

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