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Today in Slovakia

Today in Slovakia is your overview of news from Slovakia selected by Spectator staff every Monday - Thursday night. 

Coronavirus updates from Slovakia: Flights cancelled until Easter

Check out the recent reports on the coronavirus situation in Slovakia from March 27-29.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Mar 2020, at 13:35

A vending machine in Prievidza now sells masks.
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Two patients recover from coronavirus (news digest)

Piešťany spa will be closed from April, while Lidl sends its elderly employees home. Read the overview of news from March 26.Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Mar 2020, at 23:20

l-r: PM Igor Matovič, Health Minister Marek Krajčí and Róbert Mistrík
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Lex Corona softer than proposed, first red hospital emerged in Bratislava (news digest)

More medical material arrived in Slovakia. Your overview of news from March 25.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Mar 2020, at 21:57

Wearing protective masks in public is obligatory in Slovakia as of Wednesday, March 25.
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Foreigners volunteer to help Slovakia, masks and tests arriving from China (news digest)

Prepare for cold nights. Your overview of news from March 24.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Mar 2020, at 22:48

Slovakia and the Czech Republic receive help in the fight against COVID-19 at the Prague airport on March 24, 2020.
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Government sets up a permanent crisis staff for coronavirus situation (news digest)

Volkswagen Slovakia will prolong the suspension of its production, while Schaeffler Kysuce sent its employees on corporate holiday. Read the overview of news from March 23.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Mar 2020, at 8:36

PM Igor Matovič and the members of the permanent crisis staff Peter Škodný, Robert Mistrík, Peter Visolajský and Vladimír Krčméry.
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Slovakia receives medical supplies from China (news digest)

All four carmakers suspend production, and the outgoing government held its last session on March 19.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Mar 2020, at 0:01

Plane delivers medical supplies from China.
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COVID-19-positive patient died, material is on its way from China (news overview)

Your overview of news from Slovakia from March 18.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Mar 2020, at 22:56

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An app to notify people about the coronavirus patients around them (news digest)

The number of confirmed cases soared to nearly 100 on March 17. Jaguar Land Rover will temporarily stop its car production.Compiled by Spectator staff17. Mar 2020, at 22:05

The Tesco distribution centre in Beckov, in the Trenčín Region, on March 17, 2020.
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More medical workers under quarantine as virus cases surge to 72 (news digest)

Slovakia reported 11 new COVID-19 cases on March 16.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Mar 2020, at 23:41

From left: OĽaNO chair Igor Matovič, outgoing PM Peter Pellegrini (Smer)and President Zuzana Čaputová hold a meeting on March 16, 2020, at the Presidential Palace in Bratislava.
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21 Covid-19 cases in Slovakia, Court approves custody for five judges (news digest)

11 new coronavirus cases were reported on March 12, while the number of helplines increased. The coronavirus also caused the postponement of several scheduled court trials.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Mar 2020, at 23:33

A man disinfects stands at the Bratislava open-air market, Trhovisko Miletičova, on March 12, 2020. The marketplace was closed a day before.
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Emergency declared less than a week after the first Covid-19 case (news digest)

March 11 was an eventful day for Slovakia. Check the latest updates on the coronavirus in Slovakia and other news from the day.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Mar 2020, at 22:28

Police officers and soldiers jointly check vehicles on the Slovak-Czech border crossing of Makov/Bíla-Bumbálka on March 11, 2020.
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Churches will remain closed due to the coronavirus (news digest)

No new coronavirus cases occurred on March 10; Miroslav Lajčák may take up a job in Brussels.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Mar 2020, at 22:19

A woman disinfects benches in St. Elisabeth Cathedral in Košice on March 10, 2020.
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Two more positive coronavirus cases amid vast measure-taking around the country (news digest)

Corona virus, coalition talks, and other news from Slovakia on March 9.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Mar 2020, at 6:52

Disinfecting the buses in Bratislava on March 9.
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The four-leaf clover is complete: OĽaNO starts talks with Sme Rodina, Za Ľudí, and SaS (news digest)

Overview of news from Slovakia on March 5, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Mar 2020, at 0:03

From the left to the right: Igor Matovič, Richard Sulík, Boris Kollár, and Andrej Kiska.
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Matovič got his assignment, V4 to jointly fight virus (news digest)

Overview of news from Slovakia on March 4, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Mar 2020, at 22:07

OĽaNO chair Igor Matovič waits with a bouquet in the Presidential Palace to be accepted by President Zuzana Čaputová on March 4, 2020.
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The Washington Post writes about "short-term" election success (news digest)

Overview of news from Slovakia on March 3, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Mar 2020, at 22:32

Sme Rodina chair Boris Kollár meets President Zuzana Čaputová in the Presidential Palace on March 3, 2020.
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Matovič launched coalition talks, met Čaputová (news digest)

Overview of news from Slovakia on March 2, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Mar 2020, at 23:00

President Zuzana Čaputová received Igor Matovič, the prime-minister-to-be. Boris Kollár will reportedly be the third top constitutional official - as the parliament's speaker.
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