Although only two people tested positive for the coronavirus on Sunday, July 26, the statistics from the previous days were slightly higher.
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The laboratories confirmed 38 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, July 25, most of which were reported by the health authorities in Prešov Region (21), followed by Bratislava Region (8) and Trenčín Region (7). Regarding the districts, the majority of cases came from the districts of Prešov (14), Prievidza (6), Bratislava (6), and Sabinov (5).
Most new cases concerned people who had been in contact with others who had already tested positive, the health authorities reported.
This applies to the Prievidza district, where the number reported contains tests carried out over the course of several days, and the districts of Prešov and Sabinov. The Public Health Authority (ÚVZ) is still checking the epidemiologic situation in some cases, the TASR newswire reported.
“The local place where more COVID-19 tests have been carried out recently revealed three confirmed cases; the rest of the tests were negative,” ÚVZ said, as quoted by TASR. “The area is isolated, monitored and secured.”
Myjava adopts anti-pandemic measures
Due to the unfavourable situation in the past few days, the town of Myjava (Trenčín Region) decided to close the swimming pool and cancelled all sports and cultural events planned to take place. The Myjava district reported 11 new coronavirus positive cases over the past week.
The town’s representatives also asked people to observe hygienic rules and prevent gathering in bigger groups, TASR wrote.
At the same time, the town’s crisis staff is expected to meet on July 27 to discuss the situation and the potential adoption of further measures.
Read more about the coronavirus outbreak in Slovakia:
- These are the measures currently in place in Slovakia
- How Slovakia prepared for the coronavirus
- Do I have the coronavirus? How to proceed if you have a suspicion
- More information about what the coronavirus is and how to protect yourself from the infection (WHO)
- Situation update on EU/EEA and the UK as of March 6 morning
- Q&A: State of emergency declared about coronavirus+
27. Jul 2020 at 11:20 | Compiled by Spectator staff