UPDATED: 8. DEC 2020, AT 11:54

Cross-border commuters needs to show negative test results

The police will not check them for now.

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Everybody who regularly crosses the borders with the Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary and Poland has to show a negative result of a PCR or antigen test no older than 14 days when crossing the borders as of Monday, December 7.

It will be possible to show antigen tests carried out in other countries in Slovakia, but these will have to be certified in the EU member states.

The regulation only concerns people older than seven years of age.

The police will check each cross-border commuter until midnight on Friday, December 11. Commuters must be able prove they could not undergo testing for an acceptable reason and thus cannot show a negative test result.

After this term, the border controls will be random.

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