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Coronavirus in Slovakia: 1,526 new cases confirmed (graphs)

The total number of cases has exceeded 104,600.28. Nov 2020, at 10:11

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Today in Slovakia

News digest: Who is ready for a vaccine in Slovakia

Vlhová won again. Boris Kollár is at home and will meet coalition partners to discuss GP vote. Justice Minister shows a new map.27. Nov 2020, at 16:56

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Everyone crossing the Slovak border should have a negative antigen test from December 7

A number of the infected with coronavirus will grow.27. Nov 2020, at 16:26

Health Minister Marek Krajčí

Fico admits to ties with Bödör

Former prime minister stands by his praise for the state secretary who confessed to corruption and court interference.27. Nov 2020, at 15:34

Robert Fico during his November 26 press conference.

Willingness to get the COVID shot slightly up as second wave hits

Vaccine hesitancy correlates with the trust in the government.27. Nov 2020, at 15:27

A lab technician holds a vile of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate during testing at the Chula Vaccine Research Center, run by Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, May 25, 2020. Researchers in Thailand claim to have promising results with the vaccine in mice, and have begun testing on monkeys.
Spectacular Slovakia Weekly

Roundup: Bratislava’s Old Market Hall hosts Christmas markets

If you have not watched the 'Dracula' miniseries, filmed in Slovakia last year, it is about time.27. Nov 2020, at 10:27

Bratislava’s Old Market Hall will provide visitors with Christmas vibes in the coming four weeks. Each week, from Wednesday to Saturday, people can do a little bit of Christmas shopping at the venue.

Slovak skier Vlhová dominates the World Cup series. She won third consecutive race

She won the parallel giant slalom in Lech-Zürs.26. Nov 2020, at 19:29

Slovakia's Petra Vlhová won the women's World Cup parallel giant slalom in Lech/Zuers, Austria.
Today in Slovakia

News digest: What Jankovská said and Kollár goes home amid scandal

Nationwide testing put on hold. Speaker of parliament received visitors in hospital despite a ban. Foreigners' Police change office hours around Christmas.26. Nov 2020, at 17:43

Speaker of Parliament Boris Kollár

Slovakia lacks enough antigen tests. The testing intended for the first weekend of December cancelled

Pupils can possibly return to schools on December 7.26. Nov 2020, at 12:20

Mobile sampling point in Košice

Christmas mail is on. Children can write to Baby Jesus

Letters often arrive from abroad.26. Nov 2020, at 12:17

Positive change needed during the pandemic. Giving Tuesday is approaching

Check tips on how to participate.26. Nov 2020, at 12:14

People could help deaf children during the #GivingTuesday event.

Bratislava airport falls to the bottom, the loss will be enormous

Košice airport is better off.26. Nov 2020, at 12:11

Bratislava airport
Today in Slovakia

News digest: Former state secretary describes the corruption at courts

Schools will definitely not open on Monday. Coronavirus vaccine could be available starting in mid-December. Slovakia joins campaign to fight violence against women.25. Nov 2020, at 18:11

The Presidential Palace lit in orange, to support the Orange the world! campaign.

Former state secretary Jankovská has reportedly confessed

Coalition politicians have welcomed the news.25. Nov 2020, at 18:00

Monika Jankovská

Slovakia turns orange and joins campaign to fight violence against women

One in five women has experienced violence. The situation is far from satisfactory, said President Čaputová.25. Nov 2020, at 17:55

Rules for isolation have been updated. Green list will be extended, too

The issue of short-term stays abroad is still being discussed.25. Nov 2020, at 17:40

The police speak with a driver on the Bratislava-Berg border crossing on May 17, 2020.

Slovak companies belong among the fastest growing technology firms in central Europe

Slovak firms in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 in Central Europe ranking handle solutions for ad agencies, AI, e-commerce and waste management.25. Nov 2020, at 11:54

Conditions for opening restaurant terraces specified

Hygienists also offered more specific conditions for mass events with more than six participants.25. Nov 2020, at 11:51

Restaurants are only allowed to serve guests on outdoor terraces or offer takeaway.

Employers are searching for more people than during the first pandemic wave

The current situation is not favourable for tourism, gastronomy and the hotel industry.25. Nov 2020, at 11:50

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Tatra Ice Cathedral is open, inspiration taken from St Petersburg this year

The number of visitors, as well as time spent inside the dome, will be limited.25. Nov 2020, at 11:45