The epidemiological situation of the Slovenian coronavirus pandemic has recovered slightly, but it is fragile and more difficult in some neighboring countries. Therefore, the Slovenian government still requires the postponement of all unnecessary travel abroad despite the lenient measures.
Andrej Ster, a senior official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia, warned at a government press conference that the suggestion to postpone all unnecessary travel is still valid, and if necessary, it is necessary to plan a departure, but return to Slovenia and Set conditions. He added that this especially refers to the upcoming May Day holiday and those planning to travel to Croatia.
The Director of the Department of Consular Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Steward said that most Slovenians want to go to Croatia, but they are in a difficult situation and the health system is infected with a large number of viruses.
He added that those who want to travel to Croatia do not want an “idyllic tourism situation”. For those who have not received two vaccinations or have no certification, they need to pass a negative coronavirus test before they can cross the border and return. They have covid-19. Relief without quarantine or inspection is only effective for owners of real estate and ships and people traveling for home care or similarly necessary travel, as long as they do not get out of the “balloon” and do not make dangerous contact, and the time of such travel is limited.
Ster reported that it may be necessary to pass a coronavirus test to enter Serbia, which also applies to people who survived covid-19.
For people from Serbia, Slovenia needs to perform a negative PCR test for coronavirus or confirm that they have been vaccinated, including Sputnik Type V and two Chinese vaccines.
Due to the improvement of the epidemic situation, the Slovenian government passed a decision on Thursday to allow activities outside the statistical area to be allowed again, and to open open-air restaurants from Saturday, and from next week, hotels that can reduce the number of guests Can be coronavirus negative. The caterer was not completely satisfied with this and said that because there was no reservation, only a small part of these facilities were available.
The Janez Janša government announced on Friday that it had confirmed 900 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, with a positive rate of 16.8% and 6 deaths.
However, government spokesperson Maja Bratuša confirmed that the hospital is still accepting new patients and is full, so there are currently 629 patients in the combined ward, an increase of 9 from the previous day. Intensive care unit There are also 159 critically ill patients. .
She warned that according to epidemiologists, the situation of the third wave of epidemics in Slovenia is still unstable and fragile, and the number of hospitalizations can only be expected to gradually decrease within a week or two.
Today’s average daily number of infections per week is 689, which is more than Thursday’s 684, and the infection rate is still high, so the infection rate per 100,000 inhabitants for 14 days is 229.
According to this situation, France, Poland, the Netherlands, Sweden, Hungary, Croatia, Estonia and Cyprus currently have worse results than Slovenia.