Coronavirus in Slovakia: Do I really have to stay at home this Easter? (FAQ)

Questions about stricter limits on people's movement during Easter holidays answered.

PM Igor Matovič announces new measures. He called on pensioners to stay home. PM Igor Matovič announces new measures. He called on pensioners to stay home. (Source: Sme - Marko Erd)

No Easter visits this year. As of Wednesday, April 8, the government restricted freedom of movement for people until midnight of Easter Monday to prevent the coronavirus from spreading in the country.

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"There are people among us who have been hit by this illness and they can transmit it," PM Igor Matovič said about the risks of spreading COVID-19 if people tried to stick to traditions and visit their relatives despite the pandemic measures applied in Slovakia so far.

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