The Slovak government has extended the state of emergency imposed by the coronavirus pandemic by 30 days, while the curfew has been postponed by an hour and will take effect from Thursday at 9 p.m.
The Slovak authorities have highlighted that “the epidemiological situation has continuously improved since mid-February,” although they have stressed that they are still showing “high numbers” that “could easily start to rise,” the newspaper said. Slovak ‘Dennik N.’.
For example, the Ministry of Health has drawn attention to the situation in hospitals, arguing that the course of the pandemic cannot be predicted due to the possible effects of new variants, which has led the authorities to finally decide on an extension of the state of emergency, which expired this Wednesday is.
The measure, which has not yet been approved by parliament, has been in effect since October 1, 2020 in the country which has reported more than 380,000 cases and 11,500 deaths from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, to date .