Gov’t: State of Emergency in Slovakia to be Extended by 45 More Days

The Government on Wednesday decided to extend the state of emergency in Slovakia by 45 more days in reaction to the coronavirus situation in the country, TASR learnt from Justice Minister Maria Kolikova (For the People) on the same day.

PM: If Sectors Hit by Lockdown Do Mass Testing, Restrictions Could Be Eased

Bratislava, November 10 (TASR) - Restaurants, gyms, schools and religious communities could organise mass testing for coronavirus with the use of antigen tests, and...

KDH Calls on Gov’t to Find Ways to Allow Higher Church Attendance

The extra-parliamentary Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) has called on the Government to seek, through a dialogue with Churches, a rational solution to allow a higher number of believers to attend religious services under adherence to strict rules, as the current limit of six people practically prevents them from doing so, Stano Zupa of the party's communications department told TASR on Tuesday.

Over Third of Slovak Population Feels Big Threat from Coronavirus

Bratislava, November 10 (TASR) - More than a third (35.3 percent) of the Slovak population feels very threatened by the novel coronavirus pandemic, according...

Supreme Court: Land under U.S. Steel Doesn’t Belong to Kosice, but Sokolany

Kosice, November 9 (TASR) - The 700-hectare land under U.S. Steel in eastern Slovakia doesn't belong to Kosice, but to the village of Sokolany,...

Firefighters Launch Voluntary Coronavirus Testing in 25 Green Districts

Bratislava, November 9 (TASR) - Testing sites for voluntary testing for SARS-CoV-2 have been opened mostly at fire stations in 25 'green' Slovak districts...

Slovakia to Place Hungary, Austria and Poland on List of Red Countries

Bratislava, November 9 (TASR) - Apart from the Czech Republic, also Hungary, Poland and Austria will be placed on Slovakia's list of 'red' countries...

State of Emergency in Slovakia Should Be Extended by 90 Days

Bratislava, November 9 (TASR) - The state of emergency in Slovakia due to the coronavirus should be extended by 90 days, the Central Crisis...

State-run VsZP Health Insurer’s Capital Boosted by €100 mn in Late October

The capital of state-run health insurer Vseobecna Zdravotna Poistovna (VsZP) was boosted by €100 million in late October, its spokesman Matej Neumann had confirmed for TASR.

Ex-director of NAKA to be Prosecuted in Custody

Pezinok/Bratislava, November 8 (TASR) - Former director of National Criminal Agency (NAKA) Peter H. [name abbreviated due to legal reasons-ed.note] will be prosecuted for founding, masterminding and supporting an organised criminal group, corruption, misuse of public official's powers and other charges in custody, a pre-trial judge of the Specialised Criminal Court ruled on Sunday.