Niš City Mayor and the Commander of the City HQ for Emergency Situations Dragana Sotirovski assessed that the epidemiological situation was very serious and called on fellow citizens to comply with prescribed measures for protection against infectious diseases caused by the COVID-19 virus. “People need to understand how serious the situation is and how the epidemiological situation changes from day to day, from hour to hour,” said Mayor Sotirovski, who is also a member of the Republic Crisis Staff for the Suppression of Infectious Diseases COVID -19. Addressing the public Mayor Sotirovski reminded that the latest decision limited the work of cafes and restaurants to 11.00 pm and that the Communal Militia would be more rigorous towards those who do not respect the prescribed epidemiological measures.”We have been praised by Prime Minister Ana Brnabić that citizens in Niš wear masks, but what is not good is that there are some cafes and restaurants that do not comply with the measures regarding the number of people indoors, the prescribed distance and working hours,” the Mayor pointed out. She appealed to the owners of hotels and restaurants to respect the prescribed epidemiological measures that protect our citizens. Mayor Sotirovski assessed that the epidemiological situation is unfavorable and that a circle has been formed around Serbia with a large number of infected people in neighboring countries. By respecting the measures we are also protecting our health care system.