ECONOMIC BRIEFS

Nine-month GDP in Slovakia up 5.8% y/y

A preliminary estimate has Slovakia's GDP for the first nine months of 1998 up 5.8% in fixed prices, said the Slovak Statistics Bureau on December 14. The private sector's share of GDP creation swelled 0.2% from the same period last year to 83.1%.

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News digest: Who will take the swabs?

The government offers hundreds of euros to health care staff for testing. Curfew ends on Saturday for some. Take a look at testing sites and more.

PM Igor Matovič helped with testing in Tvrdošín.

People with negative tests can go to hairdresser or outdoor terraces

Those with a negative test result will have to follow rules introduced on October 15.

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International chambers of commerce asked companies about their current situation as well as expectations.

Companies implemented anti-coronavirus measures.

The big testing: When and where to show up, and what if I don't want to? (FAQ)

Here is what we know about the practicalities of the nationwide testing so far. Testing also applies to foreigners and diplomats in Slovakia.

Pilot testing in Bardejov