President: Law on Mediating Operators’ Data Not in Conflict With Constitution

Bratislava, March 27 (TASR) - President Zuzana Caputova considers making data from operators accessible to the Public Health Authority (UVZ) in connection with the...

Matovic: Number of Tests for Coronavirus Will Grow

Bratislava, March 27 (TASR) - As private laboratories are now helping the state ones to process samples taken for detecting people ill with COVID-19,...

Health Minister: Two Patients Have Recovered from Coronavirus So Far

Bratislava, March 26 (TASR) - Slovakia now has two official cases of patients who have recovered from COVID-19, Health Minister Marek Krajci (OLaNO) stated...

Survey: Over 90% of Slovaks View Coronavirus-related Measures as Appropriate

Slovaks have accepted the measures adopted by the Government to halt the spread of coronavirus infections with understanding, with more than 90 percent viewing these moves as completely or at least rather appropriate, according to a survey carried out by Go4insight agency on a sample of 1,000 people between March 17-25 .

Matovic: Private Laboratories to Help Test for Coronavirus

Bratislava, March 26 (TASR) - The Association of Private Laboratories will lend a hand in order to increase the number of people who are...

Government Aircraft Brings 100,000 FFP3 Respirators to Slovakia

Slovakia received 100,000 FFP3 respirators on Wednesday, Prime Minister Igor Matovic (OLaNO) told a news conference on the same day, adding that the government plane brought them from Turkey.

Justice Minister: Data Protection Not Absolute, Right to Life Is

Bratislava, March 24 (TASR) - Justice Minister Maria Kolikova (For the People) said in Parliament on Tuesday that she's aware of the sensitivity of...

NBS: Coronavirus Pandemic to Throw Slovakia into Recession

Bratislava, March 24 (TASR) - Slovak economy might see a temporary slump of almost 5 percent this year and there's a risk that the new coronavirus pandemic might cause an even more pronounced drop of up 10 percent, with the recession likely to deprive 75,000-130,000 people of work temporarily, according to potential scenarios for economic development released by the Slovak Central Bank (NBS) on Tuesday.

Food Stores to Be Closed on Sundays, Elderly to Have Priority Shopping Hours

Food stores, drugstores, newsstands and outlets selling food for pets will be closed on Sundays, Prime Minister Igor Matovic (OLaNO) announced on Tuesday, adding that Sundays will be used for a thorough cleaning of store premises, while outlet staff will be able to rest.

List of Anti-coronavirus Measures Announced by Government on Tuesday

Bratislava, March 24 (TASR) - The Government on Tuesday announced more measures for dealing with coronavirus. The list of measures is as follows: - the Government...