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The epidemiological situation in Slovakia is deteriorating. The entire country remains in the worst, black tier of the COVID automat warning system.
In addition, the number of districts in the black will increase from the current nine to 15 as of next Monday, February 15. Most of the country will remain in the dark red tier (51 districts), and the remaining 13 districts will be in the red tier.
What rules will apply from Monday
Schools (kindergartens, grades one to four of primary schools, final grades of secondary schools)
- Black tier: closed
- Dark red tier: based on the recommendation of Regional Public Health Authority (RÚVZ)
- Red tier: Open
Test validity for work (depends on the district where one works)
- Black and dark red tier: 7 days
- Red tier: 14 days
Travelling out to nature
- Black tier: only within the district, forbidden to travel in or out of the district
- Dark red and red tier: travelling between districts allowed with test no older than 7 days
Border regime to be discussed
Health Minister Marek Krajčí (OĽaNO) wants to discuss border checks at the cabinet session.
“We should talk about how to check those entering Slovakia,” he told the February 9 press conference.
In what tier is my district?
Districts in Warning Level 4 (black)
Partizánske • Dunajská Streda • Galanta • Snina • Nitra • Šaľa • Zlaté Moravce • Revúca • Rožňava • Bánovce nad Bebravou • Nové Mesto nad Váhom • Hlohovec • Piešťany • Trnava • Žiar nad Hronom
Districts in Warning Level 3 (dark red)
Banská Bystrica • Brezno • Prievidza • Bratislava • Malacky • Pezinok • Dolný Kubín • Námestovo • Tvrdošín • Humenné • Medzilaborce • Komárno • Košice • Levice • Ružomberok • Martin • Turčianske Teplice • Michalovce • Sobrance • Nové Zámky • Kežmarok • Levoča • Poprad • Ilava • Považská Bystrica • Púchov • Prešov • Rimavská Sobota • Senica • Spišská Nová Ves • Topoľčany • Trebišov • Myjava • Trenčín • Veľký Krtíš • Vranov nad Topľou • Banská Štiavnica • Žarnovica • Bytča • Žilina • Detva • Krupina • Zvolen
Districts in Warning Level 2 (red)
Bardejov • Senec • Čadca • Kysucké Nové Mesto • Liptovský Mikuláš • Lučenec • Poltár • Sabinov • Skalica • Gelnica • Stará Ľubovňa • Stropkov • Svidník
Read more about the coronavirus in Slovakia:
- Measures valid in Slovakia as of February 8 and updates on the requirement of a negative test result
- Statistics of the positive coronavirus cases
- Guide for travelling in the coronavirus pandemic
- Do I have the new coronavirus? How to proceed if you have a suspicion
- I encountered a person who is COVID-19 positive. What do I do next? (FAQ)
- When will I get my COVID vaccine? FAQs about vaccination in Slovakia
10. Feb 2021 at 11:27 | Compiled by Spectator staff