Reader feedback: Congrats, Slovakia!

Re: The first decade: Enduring what can't be prevented, Editorial, Vol 8, No 49, Dec 23 - 29

I congratulate you on an articulate piece of work. With in-laws living in Slovakia, I am constantly holding my breath hoping that they will survive the political and economic difficulties that they must endure. I wish Slovakia and my in-laws all success in the new year.

Ron Watson

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Threats have worked. People queued for COVID testing before the official start

The nationwide testing in Slovakia started with four districts in the north. Here is a report from the first day in Orava.

Bardejov

Day two of pilot testing in hardest-hit regions is off to a smoother start

PM Igor Matovič and Health Minister Marek Krajčí are helping the sampling teams, too.

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Foreigner's Police will be closed during the lockdown

Those who have booked appointments from October 26-30 must reschedule.

The Foreigners' Police department in Dunajská Streda.

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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