The Day of Mourning on Saturday was marked by the obligatory display of the national flag at half-mast on all buildings in which state authorities and bodies of local and regional self-government units are located, and buildings in which the activity of legal entities is located or is performed, The Dubrovnik Times said in a report.
The government made the decision to declare a Day of Mourning at a session on December 30, 2020, a day after the devastating earthquake.
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported two aftershocks -- 4.8- and 4.7-magnitude, within 11 minutes near the epicentre a day after the temblor on December 30, 2020,, Xinhua news agency reported.
The tremors were felt in the capital, which had suffered severe damages in previous earthquakes since March.
According to Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, the deaths were reported in Petrinja, Majske Poljane and Zazina.
The quake also injured 26 people.
The government has allocated 120 million kuna ($19.5 million) in emergency assistance to the affected counties.