BELGRADE, 28 APR – RIA Novosti. The government of Montenegro plans to open hotels and restaurants 18 may as part of mitigation measures against the spread of coronavirus, said the Prime Minister, Dusko Markovic.

According to the Institute of public health of Montenegro, on Tuesday, the number of identified patients COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic is 321 people, seven died. Under medical supervision are 1.9 thousand people.

the Most affected by the pandemic industries of the Montenegrin economy — tourism — the Prime Minister has promised financial assistance from the budget.

“Misunderstood announced figure of five million euros support to the tourist industry. This is the only part in the salaries of employees of the industry for two months, who will assume the state minimum wage and 100 percent deductions of taxes and fees,” said the Montenegrin Prime Minister, and added that greater financial aid package tourism is being worked out now with banks and investment Fund development.

Markovic said that the opening of borders to foreign tourists depend on other countries, and Montenegro has opened the Maritime boundary, therefore, expects that “Marina (yacht Parking) in the coming time will be full of yachts from different countries”.

Earlier, Montenegro had suspended air, rail and bus service, closed the borders to foreigners in the framework of the fight against the spread of coronavirus.