21 February 2020 – Quarantine hospital established in Zagreb

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Tracing and quarantining contacts
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Director of “Fran Mihaljević”, Dr Alemka Markotić; Croatian Institute for Public Health (recommended the establishment of the quarantine)

Overview: Establishment of quarantine in the Hospital for Infectious Diseases “Dr Fran Mihaljević” in Zagreb, for persons identified or suspected to have been in direct contact with patients suffering with COVID-19.
Full details here: https://koronavirus.hr/vladine-mjere/101

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Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat, Law
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: The quarantine was established following (and linked to, by the newspapers) the repatriation of the Croatian crew member from the cruise ship Diamond Princess). It was also explained by the national Law on the Protection of the Population from Infectious Diseases.