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National emergency will be prolonged

The cabinet did not approve changes to the curfew.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Nov 2020, at 17:30

PM Igor Matovič arrives at the cabinet session.

Want to open? You should test people, the prime minister suggests

Restaurants, fitness centres, swimming pools, schools and churches have been offered to participate in mass testing.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Nov 2020, at 11:52

Many restaurants struggle as they are affected by stringent measures.

More than one-third of Slovaks feel highly threatened by the pandemic

The atmosphere in society is similar to spring when the pandemic broke out.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Nov 2020, at 18:29

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Some villages and towns will undergo another round of testing

Conditions at the borders should change, too.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Nov 2020, at 11:15

Testing in Pezinok

More than 2 million people tested in the second round of mass testing

Situation remains serious in the districts of Púchov and Stará Ľubovňa, tests showed.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Nov 2020, at 17:50

Defence Minister Jaroslav Naď presents the results of the second round of mass testing.
UPDATED: 27. Nov 2020, at 15:27

Firefighters offer a helping hand with antigen testing

They opened testing sites in 25 green districts.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Nov 2020, at 15:23

The mobile testing site in Bratislava.
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UPDATED: 20. Nov 2020, at 14:57

Mobile testing sites not opened as planned

The Health Ministry has promised to keep updating the list.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Nov 2020, at 11:37

Bratislava, Antolská Street

Last day of testing: People queued in Bratislava and Košice

Certificates were found in the streets of Košice.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Nov 2020, at 19:33

Queues in Ružinov
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Nearly 1.3 million people tested on Saturday

The second round of the nationwide testing continues on Sunday. Other rounds will be a subject of discussion.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Nov 2020, at 12:04

The testing in Prešov on Sunday, November 8.
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News digest: Former top police officers caught up in Purgatory

Rules for the second round of the mass testing announced. More high state officials confined to their homes. Parliament passes help for tourism industry.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Nov 2020, at 17:52

Bernard Slobodník is one of the high-ranking police officers detained in operation Purgatory on November 5, 2020.

UPDATED: The second mass testing is coming. Who will need a new certificate?

We have added the list of testing sites available in green districts this weekend.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Nov 2020, at 14:42

The testing in Košice on November 1, 2020.
UPDATED: 5. Nov 2020, at 7:52

PM Matovič is in home isolation

He announced on Facebook that he came into contact with a coronavirus-positive person.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Nov 2020, at 14:53

PM Igor Matovič
UPDATED: 4. Nov 2020, at 11:34

UPDATED: Conditions for crossing borders have changed

The government wants to start border-testing. A pilot check may start next week.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Nov 2020, at 11:12

UPDATED: Bratislava and Košice will be exempt from second round of testing

See the list of districts where the mass testing using speed tests will take place this weekend.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Nov 2020, at 20:01

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More than 3.6 million people tested during the weekend

The central crisis staff should decide on next steps. Experts do not recommend second round for the whole country.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Nov 2020, at 17:50

Testing in the Vrakuňa borough of Bratislava on November 1, 2020.
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Dancing in protective suits, a soldier as DJ. These videos show the funny side of testing

Funny invitation to testing or the world of the Matrix. These videos and pictures from the testing were popular on social networks.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Nov 2020, at 17:41

"Charlie Chaplin" entertaining people waiting for testing in Trenčín on October 31.
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Fewer people showed up for testing on the second day

President Čaputová admitted her error.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Nov 2020, at 19:54

The testing in Podunajské Biskupice borough in Bratislava on November 1, 2020.
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Nearly 2.6 million people got tested on Saturday

Day 2 of nationwide testing is underway.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Nov 2020, at 11:27

The testing in Bratislava
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News digest: Long queues around Slovakia on the first day of nationwide testing

Hundreds of thousands got tested during the first five hours. Experts warn it is too early to interpret the results.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Oct 2020, at 18:33

Drive-in testing site in Bratislava.

UPDATED: Nationwide testing for COVID-19 is on

Long queues have formed in front of most testing points since early morning. Some drive-through sites closed in BratislavaCompiled by Spectator staff, 31. Oct 2020, at 11:59

Testing in Trenčín, western Slovakia
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