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SLOVENIA

227,836

Total Cases

4,130

Total Deaths

209,920

Total Recovered

13,786

Total Active Cases

+4

New Deaths

+1,049

New Cases


via gov.si04/13/2021

Positive self-testing experience for COVID-19 in several European countries | GOV.SI - Gov.si

Today’s press conference on the current situation regarding COVID-19 was attended by Franc Vindišar, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Marko Pokorn, the Medical Director of Ljubljana Paediatric Clinic, Ada Hočevar Grom of the National Institute of Public Health and Nina Krohne, psychologist from the Slovenian Psychologists’ Association.

via gov.si04/13/2021

Minister Poklukar: By observing the measures in recent days, we have avoided the black phase | GOV.SI - Gov.si

Today’s press conference was attended by Janez Poklukar, the Minister of Health, Mateja Logar, the Head of the Advisory Group of the Ministry of Health, and Milan Krek, the Director of the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ). Maja Bratuša first presented the epidemiological situation in the country.

via schengenvisainfo04/12/2021

Estonia Extends Requirement of Quarantine & Negative Test Results for All Travellers for Another Week - SchengenVisaInfo.com - SchengenVisaInfo.com

The Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that all persons entering Estonia from a European Union country placed on the high-risk COVID-19 list during the period April 12 – April 18, 2021, are required to undergo testing and remain self-isolated for ten days. The new measures entered into force on April 5, SchengenVisaInfo.com reports. […]

via schengenvisainfo04/12/2021

Croatians & Italians Obliged to Quarantine Upon Arrival in Czechia - Danes Only Have to Test - SchengenVisaInfo.com - SchengenVisaInfo.com

The Czech Republic’s Ministry of Health has announced that Croatia citizens will have to fill in the arrival form and undergo a Coronavirus test before entering the territory, as Croatia has been added to the dark red category. Arrivals from this category will also have to quarantine for a period of five days when a […]


via gov.si04/07/2021

Address by Minister of Health Janez Poklukar on the occasion of World Health Day | GOV.SI - Gov.si

On the occasion of this year’s World Health Day, the World Health Organization is putting health inequities at the forefront under the slogan "Let’s build a fairer, healthier world for everyone". The emphasis is on achieving the highest level of health, which is a fundamental right of every human being without regard to race, religion, political belief, or economic or social condition.

via gov.si04/04/2021

Easter message from Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia Janez Janša | GOV.SI - Gov.si

Dear citizens of Slovenia, dear fellow Slovenians at home and abroad, the hope that Easter brings touches our open hearts time and again. Every time as if for the first time and always the way that we need it most at that precise moment. We draw strength from Easter hope. We rely on it in times of trial, while being conscious of the fact that there would be no Easter without suffering, trial and renunciation.

via news.bloombergtax04/01/2021

Slovenia Tax Agency Announces Extension of Tax Deferrals, Installment Payment Deadline Due to Coronavirus - Bloomberg Tax

The Slovenian Financial Administration March 29 announced the deadline extension to June 30 for tax deferrals and installment payments of advances, including withholding taxes and contributions, due to the coronavirus pandemic. [Slovenia, Financial Administration, 03/29/21]

via gov.si04/13/2021

State Secretary Predalič: Integration policies severely shaken by COVID-19 pandemic | GOV.SI - Gov.si

At the invitation of the Portuguese Presidency, State Secretary Dr Božo Predalič and Director of Government Office for the Support and Integration of Migrants Katarina Štrukelj joined an informal ministerial video conference on integration and the impact of the pandemic on the access of migrants to the labour market.

via hellenicshippingnews04/12/2021

BIMCO COVID 19 weekly report - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Overview The BIMCO Maritime Information department informs members on a weekly basis, updates about the COVID-19 in relation to implementation measures imposed by governments for sea transport including for crew change as well as from the United Nation bodies like the International Maritime Organization (IMO), World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO). BIMCO ...


via schengenvisainfo04/10/2021

Slovenia Continues to Keep in Place its Border Restrictions Due to COVID-19 - SchengenVisaInfo.com - SchengenVisaInfo.com

Slovenia’s Ministry of Interior has announced that traffic-related measures imposed at the border will remain effective due to the current Coronavirus situation. However, there could be some changes applied, based on the epidemiological situation in other countries, SchengenVisaInfo.com reports. Due to the Coronavirus situation, authorities in Slovenia have narrowed down the list of countries the […]

via english.sta.si04/08/2021

Slovenia to donate Covid-19 equipment to several W Balkan countries - STA - Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija

The government decided on Thursday to donate Covid-19 protective equipment to several Western Balkan countries following a request for aid filed through the EU civil protection mechanism. The country will donate EUR 107,350 worth of equipment (and transport) to Montenegro, EUR 115,000 to North Macedonia and EUR 120,300 to Serbia.

via gov.si04/06/2021

Minister Logar with Bavarian State Minister Huml on strengthening cooperation | GOV.SI - Gov.si

Minister of Foreign Affairs Anže Logar held talks via videoconference with the Bavarian State Minister for European and International Affairs Melanie Huml. Their discussion focused on the activities aimed at strengthening political, economic, and regional cooperation with Bavaria in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the upcoming Slovenian EU Council Presidency.

via gov.si04/04/2021

Easter message by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia Janez Janša | GOV.SI - Gov.si

Dear citizens of Slovenia, dear fellow Slovenians at home and abroad, the hope that Easter brings touches our open hearts time and again. Every time as if for the first time and always the way that we need it most at that precise moment. We draw strength from Easter hope. We rely on it in times of trial, while being conscious of the fact that there would be no Easter without suffering, trial and renunciation.

via gov.si03/31/2021

The USA, Slovenia and 12 other countries express concerns regarding the report on the origins of the novel coronavirus | GOV.SI - Gov.si

14 countries issued a joint statement expressing concerns regarding the recent WHO-convened study in China, while at the same time reinforcing the importance of working together toward the development and use of a swift, effective, transparent, science-based, and independent process for international evaluations of such outbreaks of unknown origin in the future. The signatories also underscore the need for a robust, comprehensive, and expert-led mechanism for expeditiously investigating outbreaks of unknown origin that is conducted with full and open collaboration among all stakeholders and in accordance with the principles of transparency, respect for privacy, and scientific and research integrity.


via english.sta.si04/12/2021

Slovenia urges launch of Covid passport by June along with some EU members - STA - Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija

A group of 13 EU countries that is said to include Slovenia intends to address a letter to chief EU institutions listing seven priorities in preparations for Covid-status certificates that are expected to facilitate travel amid the pandemic. The countries call for launching the system as soon as possible, preferably by June.

via .staffingindustry04/12/2021

World – OECD unemployment rate 1.4% above pre-pandemic levels - Staffing Industry Analysts

The unemployment rate in the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries declined in February 2021, to 6.7% from 6.8% in January 2021. However, this was 1.4% above the level observed in February 2020, before the Covid-19 pandemic hit the labour market.

via english.sta.si04/10/2021

More exceptions added for entering Slovenia without quarantine - STA - Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija

The government has expanded the list of exceptions for entry in Slovenia without quarantine or the need to produce a negative PCR test, to include accredited journalists and persons who enter the country for emergency reasons. Coronavirus tests performed in the US and UK have meanwhile been added to the list of valid tests at border crossings.

via gov.si04/07/2021

More than 347,000 vaccine doses to be supplied in April | GOV.SI - Gov.si

The speakers at today's press conference on the current COVID-19 situation were State Secretary Jelko Kacin, National Logistics Coordinator for the Mass Vaccination Campaign against COVID-19, and Tatjana Lejko Zupanc, Head of the Clinic for Infectious Diseases and Fever Conditions at the University Medical Centre Ljubljana.

via balkaneu04/05/2021

Slovenia: Experts propose halt of younger people's vaccination with AstraZeneca drug - Independent Balkan News Agency

The head of Slovenia’s vaccination advisory group, Bojana Beović, said the group proposed that younger people stop getting vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine until all questions regarding serious undesired side effects are clarified. While vaccination in the country is kicking off for people aged 60+, younger people are also vaccinated in line with priority groups […]

via republicworld04/01/2021

Slovenia tightens border checks ahead of Easter - Republic World

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