Italy introduces mandatory covid19 testing for people coming from Croatia

first_imgCroatia is still on the list of countries for which there is no general recommendation of the British government to avoid all unnecessary trips. All UK citizens can go to Croatia and back to the country without any restrictions. Croatia is on the lists of safe countries and most other EU member states, including Poland and the Czech Republic, from which significant tourist traffic is recorded this year. According to the decision, persons who have been in the territory of Croatia and the mentioned countries for the last 14 days have the obligation to: “Everyone who plans to go to Croatia should reconsider the necessity of their trip. However, if you cannot avoid this type of travel, be sure to avoid places with an increased number of people, mass gatherings, indoor bars and nightclubs, ”said Kacin. Asked whether Croatia will be on the red list for the second week (mandatory 14-day quarantine upon return to Slovenia), Kacin said that the numbers of new patients would say so. The decision is effective from today (August 13), which you can read here. Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Focus: Italian citadines in country and foreign cities in Italy b) the obligation to test by PCR through buffer zones at the time of arrival at the airport, port or border crossing, or within 48 hours to the nearest health institution of residence. While waiting for the test, persons are required to remain in the self-isolation of their own home. In the regular update of the list of countries safe for travel, on July 31, the German Robert Koch Institute confirmed Croatia on the list of recommended destinations for summer vacations of its citizens, and the decision was confirmed by the German Government by updating the list yesterday. On August 10, Austria updated the list of safe countries, ie areas, and Croatia was confirmed in the group of countries to which the Austrian Government recommends travel to its citizens. Croatia remains on the list of safe countries in key emitting countriescenter_img According to the Slovenian media, most of the new patients in Slovenia came from Croatia, and the Slovenes resent us for doing too little testing. According to data until yesterday, 24 new cases were recorded in the past 130 hours, so the number of currently ill (active cases) in Croatia to date is 686. We know that Ferragosto (from lat. Feriae Augusti = Feast of Augustus) is approaching, the feast of the Assumption, which is celebrated every August 15 in Italy, and is considered one of the most important religious and family holidays. At that time, many Italians go on vacation, and most take advantage of the entire vacation.  The Slovenian government is closely monitoring the entire situation in Croatia Italian Minister of Health Roberto Speranza has signed a new Decision on the introduction of mandatory testing for covid19 for all who come to Italy from Croatia, Greece, Malta and Spain. Also, Slovenian government spokesman Jelko Kacin said that Croatia could soon be on the red list due to the increasing number of new infections in Croatia. a) showing to a public transport official or who is authorized for controls, a PCR test not older than 72 hours before entering the country that is negative for COVID-19last_img read more

GOtv MAX Cup Brings Down Curtains on Torres’ Atletico Career

first_imgFor some time to come, Uyo’s Godswill Akpabio International Stadium will be remembered by Nigerian football fans as the place where three interwoven historical events took place-both on 22 May.It hosted the maiden edition of the GOtv MAX Cup, which saw LaLiga giants and 2018 Europa League winners, Atletico Madrid, play their first game on Nigerian soil against the Super Eagles B team and perhaps more defining, Fernando Torres’ last match for the club at which he is regarded as a legend.The 34-year old striker, whose one-year contract lapsed at the end of the season, was the undisputed star of the Atletico Madrid squad that arrived Nigeria. The man fondly called “El Nino” (the kid) may be ageing, but still possesses star quality. When his image popped up on the stadium’s screens, fans chanted his name lustily, as reflected by the palpable collective wish to see him score.Torres was not only star to arrive with the team. There was the highly regarded goalkeeper, Jan Oblak, Argentine international, Angel Correa and Ghanaian international, Thomas Partey. They were led by their star coach Diego Simeone.Most of the affection and attention, however, was on Torres, particularly because he was turning out for Atletico for the last time-a piece of history claimed by GOtv MAX Cup.Torres was omitted from the starting line-up, as his teammates began the confrontation with the Super Eagles B team.The young team started with vigour and skill, matching their opponents. They went ahead in the 31st minute through the superb Kelechi Nwakali, who stunned Oblak with a shot from the distance.Atletico did not waste time before restoring parity through Correa to ensure the first half ended on an even note.Torres was introduced at the start of the second half to rapturous applause from fans and made his presence felt immediately by stinging the hands of the Super Eagles goalie with a shot from outside the box. On 64 minutes, the striker scored with a firm header off a corner kick to give the LaLiga giants the lead.The ovation was deafening. The Super Eagles leveled when Usman Mohammed’s beat Oblak after mazy run.Five minutes to the end, the Super Eagles were undone when Borja Caceres scored the winner for Atletico to claim the GOtv MAX Cup, providing a glorious end to Torres’ Atletico Madrid career and ensuring a piece of history was made in Nigeria.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more