LAST WEEK IN SLOVAKIA

What Matovič talks about when he talks about a blackout

Slovakia is doing a good job flattening the curve so far, analysts suggest.

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The upcoming Easter holidays prompted the government to come up with further limits on people’s movement, just for the holidays for now. PM Matovič floated the idea of what he called a “blackout” and then spent much of the week explaining it. Testing numbers are finally in the four digits, and testing has also started in Roma settlements.

Slovaks are good at flattening the curve so far

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