Many Types of Shops to Be Obliged to Close as of Monday

(Stock photo by TASR/AP)

Bratislava, March 15 (TASR) – Shops and stores providing services will have to remain closed as of Monday, with the exception of grocery stores, pharmacies, drugstores, shops selling print media, petrol stations, pet food stores, banks and several other types of facilities, the Government decided  at its special session on Sunday.

The Government has decided to implement even stricter measures in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus therefore.

Meanwhile, the number of patients ill with COVID-19 in Slovakia increased on Sunday to 61. There were registered 17 new cases on the same day.