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Ministry: "Command centre" needed

THE DEFENCE Ministry has suggested creating a new intelligence centre in Slovakia to respond to the war on terrorism. The new "command centre" would be staffed by representatives from various departments.

The ministry is preparing to bring its key strategy documents up to date. Defence headquarters representative General Jozef Blizman said that there would be a strengthening of existing military units, rather than a creation of new ones.

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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.

Companies fear drop in demand for their products and services the most

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