Gov’t Tasks Military with Mass Testing of Slovak Population

Bratislava, October 18 (TASR) - The Slovak Armed Forces will prepare and carry out an across-the-board mass testing of Slovak population for COVID-19 in November in an operation codenamed Shared Responsibility, with all available soldiers, police officers and firefighters to be despatched to the project, Defence Minister Jaroslav Nad (OLaNO) stated after an extraordinary session of the Government on Sunday.

Matovic: Mass Testing of Slovak Population or I’ll Resign

Bratislava, October 17 (TASR) - A mass testing of Slovak population for COVID-19 is going to be carried out soon, a project that the Government has been preparing for over the past three weeks, Prime Minister Igor Matovic (OLaNO) announced at a press conference on Saturday.

Ultras Mount Violent Protest Before Gov’t Office, Police Uses Water Cannon

Bratislava, October 17 (TASR) - A crowd of several hundred ultras protested on Saturday in front of the Government Office against the COVID-19 epidemiological measures, demanding the ouster of Prime Minister Igor Matovic (OLaNO).

SZPPC: Bakery Sector in Slovakia Still Disfigured Like under Communists

Bratislava, October 16 (TASR) - The current condition of Slovakia's bakery sector is still strongly marked by a setting introduced by the Communist regime,...

Krajci: Situation in Slovakia Serious Due to COVID-19

Bratislava, October 16 (TASR) - The situation in Slovakia in connection with the novel coronavirus is serious, Health Minister Marek Krajci (OLaNO) told a...

Matovic: Carbon Tariffs Could Help Making EU’s Economy Greener

Brussels/Bratislava, October 16 (TASR) - Slovak Prime Minister Igor Matovic (OLaNO) said after returning from the EU summit in Brussels on Friday that he...

Sulik: PM Ignored My Proposals to Supervise Borders Better in Summer

Bratislava, October 15 (TASR) - The skirmishes between Prime Minister Igor Matovic (OLaNO) and First Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Richard Sulik (Freedom...

Matovic: 1,929 New Coronavirus Positives on Wednesday

Bratislava, October 15 (TASR) - A total of 1,929 new positive tests for SARS-CoV-2 were reported in Slovakia on Wednesday, Prime Minister Igor Matovic...

Six People Including Priest Can Attend Holy Masses, KBS Confirms

A maximum of six people, including a priest, can take part in a holy mass as of Thursday, the Slovak Bishops Conference (KBS) has announced, adding that mass events aren't completely banned in Slovakia as of Thursday, but attendance is limited to six.

Wellness Centres, Aquaparks, Cinemas and Theatres to Be Closed as of Thursday

Bratislava, October 14 (TASR) - The Public Health Authority informed TASR on Wednesday via its spokeswoman Dasa Rackova that all swimming pools, aquaparks, wellness...