Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Slovak Republic

Important and up-to-date information about COVID-19 disease and measures taken by the government of the Slovak Republic to limit the spread of the disease.

664 544

number of

Last increase: 13 369

37 911

Total number of lab-confirmed cases
Last increase: 2 581


Number of COVID-19 associated deaths
Last increase: 19

8 859

Total number of recovered

Last increase: 96

Aktualizované 23. 10. 2020 Advanced statistics

Travel to the Slovak Republic after 1 October 2020

Read about travelling to the Slovak Republic during the extraordinary situation on this page.

Do you have any of these symptoms?

  • a high temperature
  • a new, continuous cough?

Contact us and request a test for COVID-19.

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Travelling to the Slovak republic from a COVID-19 risky country? You must register.

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New measures taken from 1.10.2020


From Tuesday, October 13, 2020, a gathering ban of more than six people has been applied in Slovakia. Exceptions are people living in the same household.

An overview of the most important changes since 15.10.2020

  • all swimming pools, aqua parks, wellness / fitness centers, cultural performances (cinemas, theaters …) are closed,
  • number of customers in shops: max. 1 person per 15 m2; only persons with a body temperature of 37 ° C or less may enter,
  • restaurants can serve food and drinks only outdoors (on terraces) and sell take-away,
  • mass events can take place only up to 6 people, with the exception of games of the highest sports leagues (hockey, football)
  • it is obligatory to have the nose and mouth covered in the exterior, interior and means of public transport,
  • people over the age of 65 have dedicated time to shop in grocery stores and drugstores  from 9:00 to 11:00 (Monday to Friday); however, they may shop in other time as well.

Currently applicable hygienic measures

Face covering obligation

Mandatory self-isolation

Symptoms of Coronavirus and treatment

What is COVID-19?

The coronavirus causing COVID-19 disease was identified in China at the end of 2019. It represents a new virus strain that had not been known in human environment yet. The disease ranks to droplet infections. The estimated incubation period of the disease is 2 to 14 days, may be even longer.

What are symptoms of the disease?

  • fever above 38°C
  • cough
  • shortness of breath
  • muscle pain
  • headache
  • fatigue, faintness
  • the loss of smell and taste

What is COVID-19?

How to prevent infection?

Do not meet others, even friends or family, unless you live in the same household. You can spread the virus even if you do not have any symptoms.

  • Stay at home if you can. You should only leave the house for very limited purposes.
  • If you go out, wear a face mask to reduce the spread of infection.
  • Stay 2 metres away from other people at all times.
  • Wash your hands as soon as you get home.

Do you need more information? Contact us

Call 0800 221 234 from the Slovak Republic

+421 222 113 333 from abroad.

Email your questions at

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Latest announcements

5. apríl 2020 | Ministerstvo zdravotníctva SR

COVID-19: Slovenské nemocnice dostanú 300 pľúcnych ventilácií

3. apríl 2020 | Ministerstvo školstva, vedy, výskumu a športu SR

Minister školstva rokoval s rektormi o opatreniach v oblasti vysokých škôl

Useful applications

Zostaň zdravý (Stay healthy)

This application has been developed to slow the spread of the disease. It can also be deployed in future in case of new pandemic situations.

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Moje ezdravie (My ehealth)

In this application you can request a medical examination related to Covid-19 and you will find up-to-date, verified and accurate information.

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This application gives a healthcare worker an overview of the current and future events in the ezdravie system.

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