The COVID-19 was first diagnosed in Slovakia on March 6. Read more about the reactions and the measures taken to counter the spread of the infection here. 

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The total number of PCR-confirmed cases has exceeded 757,400. 9. Dec 2021, at 10:08
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Stricter measures will come back if hospitalisations reach a critical level. 8. Dec 2021, at 17:16
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Last attempt for positive motivation, says Matovič. Health Ministry will look into vaccine mandate possibility. and 1 more7. Dec 2021, at 17:21
Coalition partners announced the agreement.
Lockdown continues in another form, shops will open, schools will close earlier than expected. 7. Dec 2021, at 16:02
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How to have your Covid vaccine doses received abroad recognised in Slovakia. and 1 more7. Dec 2021, at 13:00
More than 66,000 booster shots were administered as of October 26, 2021.
The Health Ministry has one proposal ready but wants to discuss it. 7. Dec 2021, at 11:35
Lockdown in Bratislava
The Health Ministry came up with three phases, one of which involves a longer lockdown. 6. Dec 2021, at 16:38
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The country still awaits the first children's vaccines. 6. Dec 2021, at 11:29
The coronavirus situation in Slovakia has not improved. 5. Dec 2021, at 12:03
Testing in Lubina, western Slovakia.
The positivity rate of the tests has only increased slightly. Martin Vančo3. Dec 2021, at 12:37
Constitutional Court President Ivan Fiačan
The Constitutional Court also ruled that ordinances do not have to be published in the Collection of Laws. 2. Dec 2021, at 11:28
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Check out the differences between various passes issued in relation to Covid-19. 1. Dec 2021, at 17:34
Some schools in Slovakia have been closed.
Only kindergartens and grades one through four will remain open. 1. Dec 2021, at 17:29
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Mobility slightly decreases. 1. Dec 2021, at 11:25
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Schools in 11 districts have switched to remote learning so far. 30. Nov 2021, at 17:20
Finance Minister Igor Matovič presented his latest idea to boost vaccination rate and help businesses hit by the pandemic.
The vouchers should be given to old people who decide to get vaccinated, to be subsequently spent on goods and services. 30. Nov 2021, at 11:50
The public's interest in vaccination started dropping after a short increase in the first half of November.
Interest in the first shot was on the rise in the past weeks. 29. Nov 2021, at 17:11
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All flights to and from seven African countries have been cancelled until at least mid-December. 29. Nov 2021, at 17:00
President Zuzana Čaputová (front) and Health Minister Vladimír Lengvarský (back) visiting Ružinov hospital.
Hospitals are on the verge of collapse. President tells people to stop blabbing about Covid and get vaccinated. 29. Nov 2021, at 14:16
Vaccine saves lives. Thank you for being responsible.
About 4,800 people have received monoclonal antibodies in Slovakia. To compare, there were more than 2.4 million vaccinated people as of Monday. 29. Nov 2021, at 11:38
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