The decision to impose restrictions amid a sharp increase in the number of cases of coronavirus was made by the central crisis headquarters.
In Slovakia, from October 24 to November 1, amid the COVID-19 coronavirus infection, a curfew is imposed. This was announced on Thursday, October 22, by the Mynovohrad edition, citing a statement by Prime Minister Igor Matovich.
Almost all shops, businesses, and schools will be closed during this period, Matovich said.
Exceptions will be made for grocery stores and household goods, utilities.
In addition, citizens are prohibited from leaving their homes for this period, with the exception of visiting work, testing sites, grocery stores, clinics, and pharmacies, as well as relatives.
According to the latest data from the Ministry of Health of Slovakia, 35 330 cases of coronavirus infection have been detected in the country since the beginning of the pandemic. During the pandemic, 115 people died, of which 17 on Wednesday, October 22.
Recall that the Slovak police used tear gas and a water cannon to disperse the protesters dissatisfied with the restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus in front of the government palace in Bratislava.
Since October 1, an emergency regime has been in effect in Slovakia. From Friday, October 23, the country will begin universal testing of the population for the presence of COVID-19.