Bosnia and Herzegovina - Population: 3,301,000
Lockdown & social distancing
All counter measures
2020-08-21 Emergency administrative structures activated or established In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, ‚Äúevery educational institution in the canton / county‚... MoH
2020-08-10 Emergency administrative structures activated or established leaders of the cantons to follow the measures from the level of the Federation and, if necessary, ad... MoH
2020-07-27 Emergency administrative structures activated or established declared state of epidemic in Br?ko disctrict ... Government Website
2020-07-20 Limit public gatherings All public gatherings are prohibited in Br?ko district ... Government Website
2020-07-16 Border closure  Starting July 16, BiH borders are open for citizens and residents of EU and Schengen countries... US Embassy
2020-07-16 Testing policy travelers must provide negative PCR test not older than 48 hours (this does not apply to Croatian ci... US Embassy
2020-06-14 Strengthening the public health system The public health institutes of the cantons are instructed to strengthen the epidemiological surveil... Government
2020-06-09 Economic measures Economic package with total of 1,850,000 convertible marks... Government Brcko
2020-06-02 Border closure  Foreigners who are children and spouses of BiH are allowed to enter BiH... Klix
2020-06-02 Limit public gatherings Gathering of up to 300 persons allowed... Government Brcko
2020-06-01 Border closure  Business people will be allowed to enter BiH with a valid negative test result from the past 48 hour... KLIX
2020-05-30 Closure of businesses and public services Pools, wellness and spa centers in the Federation of BiH are allowed to operate... KLIX
2020-05-28 Closure of businesses and public services Shopping malls are reopening ... KLIX
2020-05-26 Limit public gatherings Trainings and sports and recreational activities in sports facilities allowed again... Government
2020-05-24 Awareness campaigns Reminder to continue to adhere to preventative measures... Government
2020-05-22 Curfews Curfew abolished... Government
2020-05-20 Isolation and quarantine policies 14 days isolation upon arrival from abroad lifted... Government
2020-05-18 State of emergency declared State of emergency lifted... Sarajevo Times
2020-05-18 Limit public gatherings Playgrounds as well as outdoor sports to reopen/resume... Brcko Government
2020-05-18 Schools closure  Kindergartens to reopen... Brcko Government
2020-05-18 Schools closure  Kindergartens to reopen... KLIX
2020-05-18 Closure of businesses and public services Gym and recreation centers to reopen... KLIX
2020-05-15 Awareness campaigns Reminder of the responsibility of each person... Government
2020-05-15 General recommendations Recommendations for staff and visitors to wear masks at all cultural institutions... FBiH Government
2020-05-15 Requirement to wear protective gear in public Gloves are no longer mandatory indoors in Republika Srpska... KLIX
2020-05-15 Curfews The curfew for people over 65 has been lifted... KLIX
2020-05-14 Closure of businesses and public services Kindergartens and private dental clinics to reopen... KLIX
2020-05-14 Limit public gatherings Gatherings of up to 15 persons indoors allowed again... KLIX
2020-05-14 Curfews Persons under the age of 18 and over the age of 65 may move without restrictions, in compliance with... FBiH Government
2020-05-14 Emergency administrative structures activated or established Extension until further notice: the activation of federal special protection untis... FBiH Government
2020-05-14 Other public health measures enforced Extension until 30th May: Disinfection efforts on public transport and ambulances... FBiH Government
2020-05-14 Isolation and quarantine policies Extension until 30th May: Ban on visits to social service institutions... FBiH Government
2020-05-14 Psychological assistance and medical social work Extension until further notice: The requirement of all health institutions to install a 24h helpline... FBiH Government
2020-05-14 Lockdown of refugee/idp camps or other minorities Extension until 30th May: Visits refugee-reception centers, temporary reception centers and the asyl... FBiH Government
2020-05-14 Health screenings in airports and border crossings Extension until further notice... FBiH Government
2020-05-14 Requirement to wear protective gear in public Extension until further notice: Mandatory face mask wearing in all public spaces and public indoor f... FBiH Government
2020-05-13 Requirement to wear protective gear in public Masks, gloves and temperature measurement are mandatory before taking the driving test... KLIX
2020-05-12 Strengthening the public health system Call centre for health questions closed due to gradual uptake of normal rhythm in health system... KLIX
2020-05-12 Curfews Curfew from 11pm-5am (excludes critical employees)... Brcko Government
2020-05-11 Closure of businesses and public services Restaurants to reopen under strict regulations... KLIX
2020-05-11 Limit public gatherings Gatherings of up to 50 persons are allowed again (up from 3)... KLIX
2020-05-11 Isolation and quarantine policies Isolation time when entering the country reduced from 28 to 14 days... KLIX
2020-05-11 Closure of businesses and public services Normal working hours of public administration... FBiH Government
2020-05-11 Limit public gatherings Now gatherings of up to 50 people (instead of 3) are allowed again, mass gatherings still prohibited... KLIX
2020-05-11 Isolation and quarantine policies When entering through Srpska people don't need to quarantine in tents but at home and tests will onl... KLIX
2020-05-11 Testing policy Government covers the testing costs for students that study outside BiH... KLIX
2020-05-11 Closure of businesses and public services Kindergartens and pre-schools to reopen... KLIX
2020-05-11 Closure of businesses and public services Restaurants to reopen under strict regulations... KLIX
2020-05-11 Limit public gatherings Gatherings of up to 50 persons are allowed again (up from 3)... KLIX
2020-05-11 Isolation and quarantine policies Isolation time when entering the country reduced from 28 to 14 days... KLIX
2020-05-10 Testing policy Commercial testing made available (e.g. for persons intending to travel across borders) at the cost ... KLIX
2020-05-09 Closure of businesses and public services Trebevi? cable car starts reopening with a maximum of 3 passangers per gondola... KLIX
2020-05-09 Other public health measures enforced Specific guidelines for the sectors that are reopening established and mandatory for implementation... Brcko Government
2020-05-09 Closure of businesses and public services Trebevińá cable car starts reopening with a maximum of 3 passangers per gondola... KLIX
2020-05-09 International flights suspension Tuzla Airport to reopen for flights of BiH citizens to their work places abroad... KLIX
2020-05-09 Other public health measures enforced Specific guidelines for the sectors that are reopening established and mandatory for implementation... Brcko Government
2020-05-09 Economic measures The law consists of 16 articles aimed at mitigating the economic impact, including subsidies of 244... KLIX
2020-05-08 Economic measures Extension until 29.05.2020: Deadline for submitting applications for subsidies extended ... FBiH Government
2020-05-08 Closure of businesses and public services Courts are reopening ... KLIX
2020-05-07 Economic measures Health insurance for citizens of the BiH is financed by the government for those that cannot afford ... KLIX
2020-05-07 Curfews Temporary curfew, valid from yesterday 3pm due to St. George's Day celebration, lifted... KLIX
2020-05-07 Closure of businesses and public services Extension until further notice: closure of hotels, hostels and cinemas, theaters, children's playroo... KLIX
2020-05-07 Requirement to wear protective gear in public Requirement to wear gloves in public places lifted... KLIX
2020-05-06 General recommendations Higher education institutions are recommended to finish school year online ... KLIX
2020-05-06 Curfews Temporary curfew from 3pm until 5am next day due to St. George's Day celebration... KLIX
2020-05-04 Closure of businesses and public services Equipment and clothing stores for infants and clothing for children up to six years old are allowed ... Brcko government
2020-05-04 Awareness campaigns Call for sustained commitment to measure, despite gradual opening... Brcko government
2020-05-03 Curfews Suspension of temporary curfew that started on 1st May... FBiH government
2020-05-03 Limit public gatherings Max of 5 persons allowed together lifted... FBiH government
2020-05-03 Closure of businesses and public services Some stores and services allowed to reopen... Sarajevo Times
2020-05-01 Curfews For period 1-3 May, curfew implemented from 10pm to 5 am... FBiH government
2020-05-01 Limit public gatherings Max of 5 persons together allowed from 1-3 May... FBiH government
2020-04-30 Other public health measures enforced General guidelines for specific sectors to develop to translate general recommendations (e.g. minimu... FBiH government
2020-04-30 Awareness campaigns The importance of the immunization week despite corona, call for getting children vaccinated... FBiH government
2020-04-30 Limit public gatherings Exemptions of three-person gathering maximum: an action traditionally organized to mark significant ... Brcko government
2020-04-30 Amendments to funeral and burial regulations The three person max gathering limit installed that previously also affected funerals, has now been ... Brcko government
2020-04-30 Requirement to wear protective gear in public In any public spaces where people come together... Brcko government
2020-04-30 Isolation and quarantine policies Quarantine conditions for home-based quarantine established for persons arriving from outside the Bi... Brcko government
2020-04-29 Closure of businesses and public services Extension until 15th May: closure of cinemas, museums, theaters, concert halls, art galleries, publi... FBiH government
2020-04-29 Limit public gatherings Extension until 15th May: Gathering in public playgrounds, playrooms, parks and other public areas i... FBiH government
2020-04-29 Strengthening the public health system Online risk assessment tool implemented to guide people for testing... FBiH government
2020-04-27 Curfews People over 65 can go out three days a week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) from 9am to 1pm.... Sarajevo Times
2020-04-27 Requirement to wear protective gear in public For people over 65 and under 18 in public spaces... Sarajevo Times
2020-04-27 Awareness campaigns Call for sustained commitment to measure, despite gradual opening... FBiH government
2020-04-24 Curfews General curfew expired... FBiH government
2020-04-24 Economic measures Economic measures for sports associations, not previously covered, established... Government
2020-04-23 Other public health measures enforced Special regulations for safety measures in shops and stores established, e.g. including 2m minimum d... Government
2020-04-21 Economic measures Support to refugees and returnees... Government
2020-04-18 General recommendations To keep being aware that avoiding large gatherings and contact with vulnerable persons is the most c... Government
2020-04-18 General recommendations To keep being aware that avoiding large gatherings and contact with vulnerable persons is the most c... Government
2020-04-17 Economic measures Assistance packages (250 in total) with essentials (food, etc.) for vulnerable refugee groups... FBiH Government
2020-04-15 Economic measures Benefits package for disabled persons and victims of war ... Government
2020-04-15 Psychological assistance and medical social work Psychological centres are available for psychological via phone ... Ministry of Health
2020-04-15 Testing policy Increased testing of health care workers... Government
2020-04-15 Economic measures Benefits package for disabled persons and victims of war ... Government
2020-04-15 Testing policy Increased testing of health care workers... Government
2020-04-14 Isolation and quarantine policies Quarantine period may be reduced from 28 to 14 days, after a negative test results has been taken af... Government
2020-04-09 Domestic travel restrictions Municipality decided to not let people enter that are not tested negative for corona... Sarajevo Times
2020-04-09 Economic measures government will pay minimum salaries for all employees in April in sectors closed by the government... International Monetary Fund
2020-04-08 Introduction of isolation and quarantine policies Tents at border crossings established for temporary quarantine until decision on next steps... Sarajevo Times
2020-04-08 Isolation and quarantine policies Tents at border crossings established for temporary quarantine until decision on next steps... Sarajevo Times
2020-04-08 Isolation and quarantine policies Tents at border crossings established for temporary quarantine until decision on next steps... Sarajevo Times
2020-04-06 Curfews Temporary easing of the curfew for those aged 65+ from April 6 through Friday, April 10, from 8am to... Ministry of Health
2020-04-06 Isolation and quarantine policies Temporary easing of the curfew for those aged 65+ from April 6 through Friday, April 10, from 8am to... Ministry of Health
2020-04-05 Strengthening the public health system FBiH Government Redirects KM 21 Million to Healthcare for Medical Equipment... Government of the Federation of BiH
2020-04-04 State of emergency declared State of emergency declared ... Independent Balkan News Agency
2020-04-03 Strengthening the public health system Additional funding for the cantons ... Ministry of Health
2020-04-03 Lockdown of refugee/idp camps or other minorities Thousands of migrants transferred to a remote camp and are under complete lockdown, preventing them ... Global Detention Project
2020-04-03 Strengthening the public health system Additional funding for the cantons ... Ministry of Health
2020-03-31 Testing policy The physicans determine who should get tested... Ministry of Health
2020-03-31 Testing policy The physicans determine who should get tested... Ministry of Health
2020-03-31 Curfews General curfew expired... OSAC
2020-03-30 Curfews From 2000 until 0500 ... OSAC
2020-03-29 Other public health measures enforced Systematic disinfection of the Federation of BiH begins, starts from Konjic... Government
2020-03-29 Other public health measures enforced Systematic disinfection of the Federation of BiH begins, starts from Konjic... Government
2020-03-27 Awareness campaigns Health information platform established with up-to-date cases and recoveries... Government
2020-03-27 Introduction of isolation and quarantine policies Returning citizens and foreign citizens with permanent residence must undergo self-quarantine for 14... International SOS
2020-03-27 Testing policy Testing of suspected cases, defined as symptoms of respiratory disease with travel history or connec... Ministry of Health
2020-03-27 Economic measures Postponed payments for business tax from end-March to end-June, while speeding up tax and SSC refund... International Monetary Fund
2020-03-27 Awareness campaigns Health information platform established with up-to-date cases and recoveries... Government
2020-03-27 Testing policy Testing of suspected cases, defined as symptoms of respiratory disease with travel history or connec... Ministry of Health
2020-03-27 Isolation and quarantine policies Returning citizens and foreign citizens with permanent residence must undergo self-quarantine for 28... International SOS
2020-03-26 Economic measures Government owned properties reduce rent by 50%... Government
2020-03-26 Economic measures Government owned properties reduce rent by 50%... Government
2020-03-26 Schools closure  Extension until further notice: school closures... KLIX
2020-03-24 International flights suspension Temporary closure of 4 airports... Government
2020-03-24 Economic measures Tax Administration enables the deferral of tax payments, to ensure liquidity... Government
2020-03-24 International flights suspension Temporary closure of 4 airports... Government
2020-03-24 Economic measures Tax Administration enables the deferral of tax payments, to ensure liquidity... Government
2020-03-22 Strengthening the public health system Additional funds for five hospitals released... Government
2020-03-22 Curfews Movement from 6pm to 5am banned... Government
2020-03-22 Strengthening the public health system Additional funds for five hospitals released... Government
2020-03-22 Curfews Movement from 6pm to 5am banned... Government
2020-03-21 Curfews 24 hours curfew for those 65+ and a general curfew of 2000 to 0500 ... International SOS
2020-03-21 Isolation and quarantine policies 24 hours curfew for those 65+ ... International SOS
2020-03-21 Curfews General curfew of 2000 to 0500 ... International SOS
2020-03-20 Curfews those under the age of 18 and over the age of 65 must stay in their homes until 31 March... International SOS
2020-03-20 Isolation and quarantine policies those under the age of 18 and over the age of 65 must stay in their homes until 31 March... International SOS
2020-03-19 Border closure  Border closure to Serbia... N1
2020-03-19 Strengthening the public health system The spread of misinformation online will be monitored and fined... BalkanInsight
2020-03-19 Economic measures An emergency fund from national and sub-national governments is being implemented to cover companies... Government
2020-03-19 Awareness campaigns The spread of misinformation online will be monitored and fined... BalkanInsight
2020-03-19 Economic measures An emergency fund from national and sub-national governments is being implemented to cover companies... Government
2020-03-18 Health screenings in airports and border crossings Strengthening of sanitary screenings at border crossings, particularly at sea borders... Government
2020-03-18 Health screenings in airports and border crossings Strengthening of sanitary screenings at border crossings, particularly at sea borders... Government
2020-03-17 Strengthening the public health system Make 30 million KM additionally available for university clinical centres to combat the virus ... Government
2020-03-17 Strengthening the public health system Make 30 million KM additionally available for university clinical centres to combat the virus ... Government
2020-03-17 Curfews From 2000 until 0500 ... OSAC
2020-03-16 State of emergency declared Declared by the government of the Federation of BiH... Government
2020-03-16 Economic measures Government freezes price for essential goods and medical products to the level of March 5th... Government
2020-03-16 General recommendations Companies are adviced to promote working from home, adapt stricter hygiene practises, cancel travels... Government
2020-03-16 State of emergency declared Situation of emergency declared ... OHCHR
2020-03-16 State of emergency declared Declared by the government of the Federation of BiH... Government
2020-03-16 Economic measures Government freezes price for essential goods and medical products to the level of March 5th... Government
2020-03-16 General recommendations Companies are adviced to promote working from home, adapt stricter hygiene practises, cancel travels... Government
2020-03-15 Closure of businesses and public services Closure of all restaurants and cafes in the city... AA
2020-03-15 Visa restrictions Travelers coming from certain regions are banned from entry: provinces of China (Wuhan), South Kore... Government
2020-03-14 Other public health measures enforced Public disinfection... KLIX
2020-03-12 Strengthening the public health system Interdiction to visits to hospitals... Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Francce
2020-03-12 Isolation and quarantine policies People coming from France, Germany, Spain... Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Francce
2020-03-12 Introduction of isolation and quarantine policies People coming from France, Germany, Spain... Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Francce
2020-03-12 Visa restrictions People coming from China, Italy, South Korea and Iran... Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Francce
2020-03-12 Limit public gatherings ... Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Francce
2020-03-12 Schools closure  ... Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Francce
2020-03-12 Other public health measures enforced Interdiction to visits to hospitals and old people retreats... Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Francce
2020-03-12 General recommendations Recommendation for all citizens to cancel international travel plans, particularly to the countries ... Government
2020-03-11 Public services closure  Cultural institutions to close... Ministry of Health
2020-03-11 Strengthening the public health system Ban on health professionals to leave the country... Ministry of Health
2020-03-11 General recommendations It is recommended that family members of health personell do not travel abroad... Ministry of Health
2020-03-11 Limit public gatherings Sports events cancelled or no visitors allowed ... Ministry of Health
2020-03-11 Closure of businesses and public services Cultural institutions to close... Ministry of Health
2020-03-11 Strengthening the public health system Ban on health professionals to leave the country... Ministry of Health
2020-03-11 General recommendations It is recommended that family members of health personell do not travel abroad... Ministry of Health
2020-03-11 Limit public gatherings Sports events cancelled or no visitors allowed ... Ministry of Health
2020-03-05 General recommendations For people that have been or had close contact in the last 14 days with people who came from Iran, S... Ministry of Health
2020-03-05 General recommendations For people that have been or had close contact in the last 14 days with people who came from Iran, S... Ministry of Health
2020-02-24 Border checks  Health screenings at external borders and for persons arriving from China... Ministry of Health
2020-02-24 Border checks  Health screenings at external borders and for persons arriving from China... Ministry of Health
1970-01-01 Strengthening the public health system Covering of all health costs of COVID-19 patients ... International Monetary Fund
1970-01-01 Economic measures Government subsidize contributions and taxes and pay minimum wages for all employees of the companie... International Monetary Fund
1970-01-01 Limit public gatherings Ban on gathering of more than three persons... Brcko government
1970-01-01 Requirement to wear protective gear in public Requirement to wear gloves in public places ... KLIX
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