Authorities of the capital of Serbia, is administered in a state of emergency at the outbreak of the coronavirus. As informed, the mayor of Belgrade Zoran Radojicic on Friday on air of the channel RTS, an announcement will be made in the coming hours.

"By agreement with the crisis staff, we’ll declare an emergency in Belgrade. Will be held three sets of measures concerning control of meetings up to 100 people indoors and 500 people outdoors, night clubs will not be able to work from 23 to 6 hours, and cafes that do not have open porches. Will be required the wearing of masks, for failure to comply with these measures will be introduced fines," he said.

The mayor said that currently, 82.5% of all infected with the coronavirus in Serbia accounts for Belgrade. "currently, there is no need to close the Belgrade, but if need be to protect the health of citizens, it will be taken and this measure," he said.

Earlier, yesterday evening, President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic announced a new sanitary restrictions in the country’s capital Belgrade identified in the city the outbreak of coronavirus. Among other things, the Serbian leader said the closure of student’s hostels where it was revealed a large number of cases. Immediately after the interview of the President on the streets of Belgrade came out of the crowd of students protesting against the closure of student’s hostels. As reported by the RTS, late in the evening Vucic met with representatives of the student body, where the hostel decided not to close, subject to sanitary standards.

July 2, in Serbia it was recorded the highest number of people infected with coronavirus since mid-April. During the day, the number infected increased by 359 people and made 15 of 195, the number of deaths has risen to 287. Earlier, the national coordinating Council for combating coronavirus has tightened a number of epidemiological measures in the country. So, in the capital re-introduced the compulsory wearing of masks in transport and public places (indoors).

Since the beginning of the pandemic coronavirus in the world has infected more than 10.6 million people, about 515 thousand died.