LAST WEEK IN SLOVAKIA

Coalition copes with COVID and crisis

PM calls economy minister an idiot and demands his resignation. He and several ministers test positive one day later. Former economy minister of Pellegrini's cabinet is in hot water.

Economy Minister Richard SulíkEconomy Minister Richard Sulík (Source: TASR)

The maladies of the ruling coalition

The coronavirus epidemic indicators for Slovakia keep swelling so much so that the top government posts have been directly affected. PM Igor Matovič of OĽaNO has COVID and has been in quarantine since Friday, the last working day of a week when he attended two cabinet sessions, one meeting with his coalition partners and reportedly the session of the OĽaNO parliamentary caucus.

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