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Not all foreigners living in Slovakia have access to the country's vaccination rollout. Interpol releases wanted Slovak national. 26. feb26. Feb 2021, at 16:45
Covid-19 department in Bratislava
In the second wave of the pandemic, Slovakia is the only country in Europe where entire Roma communities continue to be quarantined, ombudswoman claims. Romanian healthcare workers arrive in Slovakia. 25. feb25. Feb 2021, at 18:12
Richard Sulik said he is ready to serve as health minister.
Kurzarbeit to become a permanent tool. Sulík offers himself for health minister. Slovakia gets another protected regional specialty. 24. feb24. Feb 2021, at 17:54
Biochemist Pavol Čekan, infectologist Vladimír Krčméry and PM Igor Matovič before discussing of measures against spread of Covid-19.
Students and teachers have a problem with mental health. MP infected with coronavirus twice in two months. 23. feb23. Feb 2021, at 18:10
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Interest in houses skyrockets. No more lack of syringes. Hospitals report record numbers of Covid patients. 22. feb22. Feb 2021, at 17:31
The Covid-19 pandemic closed the Slovak National Gallery (SNG) for a significant part of 2020. Instead of in-person visits, people enjoyed online programmes and the digital content of the gallery.
Thousands doses of Ivermectin head to Slovakia, the Environment Ministry considers the Danube-Oder-Elbe water corridor as problematic, last year’s biggest environmental fine concerns a large fire in a chemical… 19. feb19. Feb 2021, at 18:54
Robert Fico leaving NAKA
Slovak manufacturer will supply Slovakia with needed syringes for vaccination after hospitals claim they had problems buying them. Neighbouring countries will provide medical help to Slovakia. 18. feb18. Feb 2021, at 18:11
Regime on borders has changed.
Employers call for approving the supply of Russian vaccines. Stricter border rules come into force. 17. feb17. Feb 2021, at 17:47
Slovakia reports a high number of Covid deaths. The number of abuse and child pornography cases up. 16. feb16. Feb 2021, at 17:51
The police controls on Bratislava-Berg border crossing.
South Africa strain not confirmed. Warning against low temperatures issued. Slovakia celebrates 30th anniversary of V4. 15. feb15. Feb 2021, at 17:58
Eastern Slovakia, as well as other parts of Slovakia, were blasted with snow and freezing temperatures.
Slovakia is experiencing freezing weather, Bratislava city transport company strengthens some routes so people can enjoy the winter outdoors. 12. feb12. Feb 2021, at 17:50
Covid department in Galanta hospital
First teachers will be vaccinated over the upcoming weekend, Daniel Lipšic to take oath as Special Prosecutor on February 15. 11. feb11. Feb 2021, at 18:32
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The situation keeps deteriorating. More than a quarter of schools launched in-person education. 10. feb10. Feb 2021, at 17:57
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The vaccination of teachers to start in mid-February. Slovakia is currently second worst in the world in weekly number of Covid-19 deaths. 9. feb9. Feb 2021, at 18:11
Some schools, including those in Banská Bystrica, opened on February 8.
Scientists work on tests to reveal the South Africa variant. Sahara sand arrives to Slovakia. 8. feb8. Feb 2021, at 18:33
People will not be able to select their type of vaccine. Alleged Smer oligarch in pretrial custody. Special Prosecutor election takes place in parliament. 5. feb5. Feb 2021, at 17:34
Branches of the Foreigners’ Police still remain closed, trains from Budapest to continue to Prague. 4. feb4. Feb 2021, at 18:25
PM Igor Matovič (fifth from the left) laid wreath to the memorial of Milan Rastislav Štefánik during his official visit to France on February 3.
Attempts to secure Sputnik V vaccine. PM Igor Matovič visits France. 3. feb3. Feb 2021, at 17:41
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Schools should open for some pupils as of Monday, February 8. All four candidates have been recommended for the Special Prosecutor's Office. 2. feb2. Feb 2021, at 17:51
Health Minister Marek Krajčí
Ex-state secretary Jankovská in hospital. COVID automat to be launched. 1. feb1. Feb 2021, at 18:04