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Coronavirus puts spotlight on neglected Roma communities

Fears over intense spread in settlements.Nina Hrabovská Francelová, 3. Apr 2020, at 8:15

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Help homeless people survive hard times

The publisher of the Nota Bene magazine has launched a collection to help people without homes.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Apr 2020, at 23:01

The Nota Bene magazine Rudy sells.
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Slovakia has five patients recovered from coronavirus (news digest)

Your overview of the coronavirus in Slovakia and other news from politics and business on April 2.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Apr 2020, at 22:57

Coalition MPs came to sign the coalition agreement at Bratislava Castle.
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Good news from Slovakia: STU printed respirators from special material

The respirators designed to be used multiple times.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Apr 2020, at 14:09

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Meteorologists warn against low temperatures

In some areas the temperatures will drop to -8 degrees Celsius.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Apr 2020, at 14:06

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Who is Miroslav Lajčák?

Lajčák’s primary diplomatic focus has been in the Balkans.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Apr 2020, at 10:25

Miroslav Lajčák
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PM wants Slovakia to be an island of hope for Europe, carmakers prolong halt (news digest)

Read your overview of news about the coronavirus in Slovakia and other news from politics and business on April 1.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Apr 2020, at 22:06

Bratislava on April 1, 2020.

PM Matovič floats the idea of a "blackout" to kill the coronavirus in Slovakia

Not all coalition partners support the idea to switch off everything for a few weeks.Michaela Terenzani, 1. Apr 2020, at 21:31

Coronavirus might prompt a reform Slovakia's schools have needed for a long time

Remote teaching is not just fancy conference calls. Teachers have to show their resourcefulness.Nina Hrabovská Francelová, 1. Apr 2020, at 16:38

Peter Pallo while teaching his pupils.

Coalition sets up a fund to help people affected by the coronavirus

PM Igor Matovič ready to give up his salary.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Apr 2020, at 13:58

19 judges left the Supreme Court and other courts

They officially ended their office at the end of March.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Apr 2020, at 13:56

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Victims of domestic violence afraid to seek help due to COVID-19 measures

Self-quarantine stops women in need from calling a helpline.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Mar 2020, at 21:20

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Good news from Slovakia: Scientists endeavouring to defeat the coronavirus

Scientists aim to unearth genetic information of SARS-CoV-2.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Mar 2020, at 20:59

A molecular biology laboratory at Comenius University in Bratislava.
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Man from Bojnice hospital probably first coronavirus-related death in Slovakia (news digest)

Aid for businesses goes to parliament, along with a measure about the residency of foreigners. Read your overview of news from Slovakia on March 31.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Mar 2020, at 20:53

A medical worker eats during his break.
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Former minister Lajčák set to return to the Balkans

The former foreign affairs minister is one of Slovakia's top diplomats.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Mar 2020, at 14:16

Miroslav Lajčák

Prediction of coronavirus in Slovakia: New model counts with fewer infected cases

On the peak day (110th) 1,030 patients will need ventilators.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Mar 2020, at 14:12

Igor Matovič (left) and Martin Smatana (right) presenting new model of coronavirus development in Slovakia.

Coronavirus measures work. Very few severe cases in Slovakia so far

Experts expect the peak in early July, but fewer infections than originally expected. Measures will need to last for more weeks, they say.Ján Krempaský, Michal Katuška31. Mar 2020, at 11:28

People waiting in front of the garden shop in Košice.
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The coronavirus disease may peak in mid-July in Slovakia (news digest)

Farmers ask people not to promenade on fields, while a furniture producer lays off most staff. Read the overview of news from March 30.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Mar 2020, at 22:42

New measures came in force on March 30, resulting in people waiting in queues in front of several shops.
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Data on sick people published, containing exact streets, age and gender

Though the data is unavailable for now, it should be accessible to the public later.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Mar 2020, at 22:36

A map of patients positively diagnosed with the coronavirus.