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Poll: Health Minister should go

MORE than 26 percent of Slovaks think that Health Minister Rudolf Zajac should be first in line to be dismissed from the cabinet, the TASR news agency reported, based on a poll from the Dicio agency.

In second place, chosen by 20 percent of those questioned, was current Labour Minister Ľudovít Kaník, who actually announced his resignation from his ministerial post recently.

Education Minister Martin Fronc was third, with 9.4 percent of respondents saying he should be first to lose his post.

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Health care professionals still lacking ahead of Saturday's testing

Government avoids mobilisation for now, PM offers an extra bonus to health care professionals who can serve the whole weekend.

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The big test is upon us. What are we to do?

For a foreigner living in Slovakia, there is yet another concern.

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.

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