It will no longer be possible to go out into the countryside during the evening curfew or to travel abroad for a holiday during the night hours. The cabinet has published a new regulation introducing these changes, which will come into force on Thursday, March 25.
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Under the new rules, it will not be possible to go out and do individual sports in nature between 20:00 and 1:00. This means that people will be able to go into the countryside within their residential district between 5:00 and 20:00 (the inhabitants of the city of Bratislava can travel across the entire Bratislava Region, while the inhabitants of the city of Košice can go also to Košice-okolie).
In districts that are in the black tier, a visit to the countryside is also conditional on at least one of the following:
- a negative PCR or antigen test result no older than 7 days;
- confirmation that the person has recovered from Covid-19 that is no older than three months;
- confirmation that the person received the second vaccine shot more than 14 days ago;
- confirmation that the person cannot take the Covid test due to health reasons.
These conditions apply only to people aged 15-65.
There are no restrictions for the time between 1:00 and 5:00.
It will also not be possible to travel abroad for holiday reasons at any time, since the cabinet extended a ban on such travel that will apply between 1:00 and 5:00, until further notice or until April 28 when the national emergency is supposed to end.
Read more about the coronavirus development in Slovakia:
- Measures valid in Slovakia as of March
- Statistics of the positive coronavirus cases
- Tightened border regime: State orders self-isolation and testing for all incomers as of February 17
- 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
24. Mar 2021 at 17:42 | Compiled by Spectator staff