Coronavirus in Slovakia: 362 new cases confirmed (graphs)

The total number of cases has exceeded 385,000.

Our paywall policy: The Slovak Spectator has decided to make all the articles on the special measures, statistics and basic information about the coronavirus available to everyone. If you appreciate our work and would like to support good journalism, please buy our subscription. We believe this is an issue where accurate and fact-based information is important for people to cope.

>>> Click here for all information about coronavirus in Slovakia.

*This graph does not include the new cases that were identified with antigen tests during the mass testing that took place on October 31-November 1, and on November 7-8.

362 people were positively diagnosed with the coronavirus disease in Slovakia on May 6, the total number increased to 385,022.

Altogether 11,946 people have died, according to the data from the National Health Information Centre. The total number of inactive cases (i.e. people who have recovered from Covid-19 with or without symptoms, and for whom 2-4 weeks have passed since they have received a positive test result or 6 weeks if they were hospitalised with Covid) amounted to 673,097 in the 18th week of 2021.

The laboratories have carried out a total of 2,704,901 PCR tests, 6,995 of which were carried out on May 6. They also performed 79,380 new antigen tests, 301 were positive. The total number of antigen tests amounted to 32,982,254 and 378,644 in total were positive.

Altogether 1,176,143 people have received their first Covid vaccine shot, and 564,317 have been vaccinated with the second shot as of May 6. To achieve herd immunity in Slovakia, at least 3.3 million people have to be vaccinated.

Slovakia's authorities release the testing results as of midnight the previous day every morning. Starting on March 27, also private labs are involved in testing samples for the coronavirus.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

Special shopping hours for older people will be scrapped.

Special shopping hours end, some isolation rules change

The country switches to the light red tier on national level from next Monday.

5 h
Finance Minister Igor Matovič introducing the tax and levy reform.

Matovič introduces tax reform

It will be based on three pillars: fair taxes, a single tax and single levy and benefits of €200 per child.

22 h
Speaker of Parliament Boris Kollár, President Zuzana Čaputová and Prime Minister Eduard Heger, from left after signing the a letter accompanying Slovakia’s recovery plan.

Slovakia sent its 600-page plan to Brussels on becoming a better country

Only the next government will harvest the fruits of the planned reforms.

6. máj
Leatherworker Ondrej Sabela in his workshop.

Near rock bottom, artisans in Slovakia pray for a better season

The pandemic has forced some to find new jobs, leaving their trades behind.

6. máj