Quote of the Week

"Old Grampa finally realised you can't recycle toilet paper."

HZDS party parliamentary caucus leader Tibor Cabaj on hearing that former President Michal Kováč had given up his presidential candidacy only days before the May 15 vote.

"I don't need them [voters]. They're going to need me."

Independent presidential candidate Ján Demikát, expressing his disappointment after receiving only 0.15% popular support

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Testing is impossible to carry out as planned, president says

President Zuzana Čaputová asked the government to reconsider measures for people who do not get tested, many will not get a chance.

President Zuzana Čaputová met with the representatives of the armed forces.

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

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

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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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.