Life in Slovakia with COVID-19

COVID-19 Related Restrictions and Regulations in Slovakia

UPDATE September 17, 2020
Total number of lab-confirmed cases: 6021 (Last increase: 161)
Number of COVID-19 associated deaths: 39 (Last increase: 1)
Total number of recovered patients: 3288 (Last increase: 68)

Currently, we are in the fifth phase of restrictions releasing, and regulations affecting tourism are as follows:
- The Slovak Republic has opened borders without any restrictions with the Australia, Bulgaria, Cyprus, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Japan, South Korea, Canada, Lichetnstein, Lithuania, Latvia, Hungary, Monaco, Germany, Norway, New Zealand, Poland, Austria, Slovenia, Switzerland, Sweden, Italy, Great Britain
- Hotels and mountain huts can offer accommodation (following current regulations) and catering services
- Wellness centers and spas are in operation
- Restaurant and bars can be open after 10 PM
- Night clubs are open
- Museums, galleries, and other tourist attractions are open
- International fights, bus and train lines to Slovakia are in operation between above mentioned countries

General regulations:
- Wearing a face mask in the exteriors is voluntary (except for group events)

- Entry and stay in the operation (indoor areas) only with covered mouth and nose (face mask, scarf); this obligation does not apply to the time required for the consumption of beverages and meals in restaurants, bars, and cafes

- Apply hand sanitizer or disposable gloves at the entrance to the operation

- Maintain a distance of at least 2 m in queues and more crowded areas otherwise, the number of customers in operation at one time cannot exceed the concentration of one customer per 10 m2 of the sales area of the premises

- Operations have to do a frequent sanitizing of the premises

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