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Jesse "The Body" Ventura is Slovak

Jesse Ventura, the former professional wrestler-turned recording artist-turned politician, won a surprise victory in the governor's race in the state of Minnesota (November 3). He beat St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman and Skip Humphrey, the son of the former Senator and US Vice-President.

Ventura's real birth-name is Jesse Janoš. He is a second-generation Slovak.

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No test, no work. Employees will have to take paid or unpaid leave

Those who will be quarantined with a positive test result will be entitled to pandemic sick leave.

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He wore his mask with his nose uncovered. Kotleba is COVID-19 positive

Three more MPs have reportedly tested positive so far.

Marian Kotleba in parliament with his mask under his nose

Curfew and closed schools. Slovakia goes into a mild lockdown this weekend

Nationwide testing will follow, accompanied by another curfew.

Nationwide testing - an ambitious plan with an uncertain result

Antigen tests to be used work on patients with symptoms.