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Chief Hygienist: We’ll Seal Off Villages Infected with COVID-19

Bratislava/Krompachy, April 9 (TASR) - Some settlements in which positive cases for COVID-19 have occurred will be closed off, Slovakia's chief hygienist Jan Mikas...

Kollar and Korcok Perturbed by Public Sulik-Matovic Tiff

Bratislava, April 8 (TASR) - Parliamentary Chair Boris Kollar (We Are Family) and new Foreign and European Affairs Minister Ivan Korcok (a SaS nominee) distance themselves from Wednesday's back-and-forth on social media between Prime Minister Igor Matovic (OLaNO) and Economy Minister Richard Sulik (SaS) over restrictive Easter holiday measures adopted to combat the further spread of the new coronavirus, TASR learnt on Wednesday.

Korcok: Fight Against Fake News Can’t Fall to Foreign Ministry Alone

Bratislava, April 8 (TASR) - The task of combating the dissemination of disinformation and conspiracy theories can't rest solely on the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry, but the collaboration must be held among several ministries, new chief of Slovak diplomacy Ivan Korcok (a Freedom and Solidarity/SaS nominee) declared at a press conference following his appointment to the post on Wednesday.

SPPK Points to Gridlock and Food Supply Problems Due to Latest Measures

Slovak Agriculture and Food Chamber (SPPK) spokesperson Jana Holeciova pointed to the gridlock that has taken place as a result of the partial curfew that began as of Wednesday, causing huge problems with food supplies and inputs in primary production.

Sulik: We’ve Turned Fight against Virus into Fetish, This Madness Must End

Bratislava, April 8 (TASR) - Economy Minister Richard Sulik (SaS) has criticised the Government on his Facebook account for the measures that have been...

Slovakia’s Chief Hygienist Issues Instructions for Confessions & Communion

Bratislava, April 7 (TASR) - It's currently impossible to organise mass confessions at churches as usual ahead of Easter "due to the epidemiological situation...

Matovic Makes TV Speech on Coronavirus Restrictions during Easter

Bratislava, April 7 (TASR) - Prime Minister Igor Matovic (OLaNO) in a televised speech on Tuesday evening called on the public to respect the...

Slovak Scientists Develop PCR COVID-19 Test, Number of Tested People to Grow

Bratislava, April 7 (TASR) - Slovakia should significantly increase the number of tests for COVID-19 soon, as a team of Slovak scientists headed by...

Slovak Government Restricts Free Movement of People during April 8-13

Bratislava, April 6 (TASR) - Free movement of people will be restricted in Slovakia during April 8-13 as part of measures against the spread...

President Inks Deferral of Insurance Payments for Self-Employed and Employers

Some employers and self-employed people will be able to defer mandatory payments to social-insurance funds, contributions to old-age pension savings and advanced payments to health-insurance funds for March of this year, as President Zuzana Caputova on Monday signed a respective amendment to the Social Insurance Act.