Categories
World

Slovakia tests 3.6 million people in two days, finds over 1% coronavirus positive

Slovakia managed to test more than 3.6 million people, two-third’s of its population in just two days for Covid-19. The nation decided to to test everyone over the age of 10 after Covid-19 cases started spiking last month. Dubbed operation “Joint responsibility,” the program was the first attempt at large-scale blanket testing in Europe. Just […]

Categories
World

Slovakia begins ambitious programme to TEST entire population for coronavirus

Slovakia on Saturday begins a programme to screen its entire population for coronavirus with antigen tests in what would be a global first, but critics have said the plan is poorly thought out. Some 45,000 medical workers, army and police are being deployed to carry out the tests in the EU member state of 5.4 […]

Categories
World

Slovakia expels three Russian diplomats over link to murder of Georgian man in Berlin

Slovakia will expel three Russian embassy staff from Bratislava after local media reported a relation to the murder of a Georgian man in Berlin last year. Slovakia cited abuse of Slovak visas as reason for the expulsions. Local media, as well as investigative website bellingcat.com, have reported that one of those suspected of planning the […]