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Total doses
given
7.1M
People fully
vaccinated
2.8M
% Fully
vaccinated
50.73%
Masks
Mask is required in all public indoor areas and public transport
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): ISO

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03.08.2022

Mass events are banned; 22/04/2020: mass events remain prohibited; 03/06/2020: sport events allowed to take place.

03.08.2022

Ban on mass events; 29/12/2020: state of emergency extended; 11/01/2021: Public events are banned; however; it is still possible to carry out those with duration of up to 48h if all participants have a negative PCR test no older than 12h and a local healthcare authority is notified about the event at least 48h in advance; 05/02/2021: all of Slovakia is in the black phase. Mass Events are not allowed; 03/05/2021: cultural events for more than 6 people can be held in red and light red districts; 16/08/2021: mass events allowed with capacity limits across all districts.

03.08.2022

Events are banned; 19/01/2022: exceptions apply for mass events (Low; Medium and High-risk mass events) with the participation of persons exclusively in the OP regime (vaccinated or overcome COVID-19); 26/02/2022: exceptions for mass events (Low and High-risk mass events); 14/03/2022: all mass events; in addition to operating in the base mode; can take place without capacity or other organizational restrictions and conditions.

26.07.2022

The Central Crisis Staff decided to close entertainment establishments; aqua centres; ski resorts; discos; children's corners; swimming pools; fitness centres and the like.

26.07.2022

Fitness centres; wellness centres; aquaparks; pools and saunas are closed.

26.07.2022

Fitness centers will open; with a maximum of 6 customers at a time; staff must wear a mask and clean and disinfect premises and equipment. At the same time; the condition of one person per 15 square meters applies. The operation of artificial swimming pools (swimming pools) is also permitted; also with a limit of 6 customers at one time; the obligation of more frequent cleaning and disinfection; drinking fountains must be out of operation; the decree also sets out in more detail the criteria for water treatment. At the same time; the condition of one person per 15 square meters applies.

26.07.2022

11/1/2021: Fitness centres and artificial swimming pools will be closed. 08/03/2021: Restrictions still in place.

26.07.2022

Fitness centres open under the following conditions - a negative test not older than 7 days is required; maximum capacity of 6 customers; strict hygienic measures. Swimming pools - maximum capacity of 6 customers; strict hygienic measures; 14/06/2021: maximum operating capacity of gyms and sports centres set at different levels for the different COVID AUTOMAT warning levels; 11/10/2021: All operations of fitness center facilities in the territorial districts of the districts of the 1st to 3rd degree of threat to COVID AUTOMAT are closed. Exceptions apply; 18/10/2021: Different capacity limits apply in the different districts (Orange; Red; Burgundy; Black); according to the different modes (Vaccinated; Base-regardless of immune status; OTP); 08/11/2021: Different capacity limits apply in the different districts (Green; Orange; Red; Burgundy; Black); according to the different modes (Vaccinated; Base-regardless of immune status; OTP; OP-fully vaccinated and those who overcame COVID-19). ; 17/12/21: Maximum operating capacity for 30 customers or 1 customer per 25 m2 (including outdoor sports) and compulsory list of visitors at the establishment; 07/01/2022: maximum operating capacity for 30 customers or 1 customer per 15 m2.;

26.07.2022

All service establishments are closed.

26.07.2022

Maximum operating capacity for 30 customers or 1 customer per 25 m2 (including outdoor sports) and compulsory list of visitors at the establishment; 07/01/2022: maximum operating capacity for 30 customers or 1 customer per 15 m2; 19/01/2022: maximum operating capacity per 50 customers or 1 customer per 15 m2; compulsory list of visitors at the establishment and only to persons in the OP + regime; 26/02/2022: maximum operating capacity per 50 customers or 1 customer per 15 m2; 14/03/2022: all operations; in addition to operating in base mode; can be open without capacity or opening hours restrictions.

07.07.2022

i.e. Collective events in connection with the performance of work; services; church or civilian versions of the wedding ceremony; the funeral and baptism ceremony according to the conditions; meetings of public authorities and their advisory bodies; elections; performance of mass events necessary for the course of professional competitions in selected sports. The following measures are established for the organizer of a mass event for the performance of indoor and outdoor mass events: For mass events organized outdoors; the organizer is obliged to reserve the space of the mass event and mark its entry and exit; to provide notification of the fact that the organizer allows entry to the mass event only to persons in the OP regime (fully vaccinated and those who recovered from COVID-19); to allow entry and stay at the place of the mass event only with masks; to keep details of the visitors for a period of 2 weeks from the event (after that they must destroy the data); to disinfect the areas; to provide dispensers for alcoholic hand disinfection; the person is obliged to remain in domestic isolation; to ensure 2m intervals between persons and when arriving and leaving the mass event premises; to ensure sufficient ventilation of the premises and to be able to prove the number of persons currently participating in the event. The maximum capacity of a marriage or baptism ceremony is 6 people. Mass sport events are prohibited; 17/12/2021: The maximum capacity of a mass marriage; funeral or baptism ceremony is 30 people or 1 person per 25 m2 of space; 07/01/2022: For marriage; funeral or baptism ceremonies; the organizer of the services is obliged to limit the maximum number of participants to 30 people or 1 person per 15 m2 of space and to allow entry to the service only to persons in the OP mode; 19/01/2022: weddings; funeral and baptism ceremonies allowed with participation exclusively in the OTP regime (vaccinated; tested or overcome by COVID-19); 14/03/2022: All operations; in addition to operating in base mode; can be open without capacity or opening hours restrictions.

18.05.2022

Visitors to institutional healthcare facilities are allowed under certain conditions: number of visitors limited to 2 persons at one time; strict hygienic-epidemiological regime must be followed in all departments. Update 19/12/2020: No visitors to institutional healthcare facilities are allowed with the exception of persons with negative RT-PCR result no older than 72 hours; or negative antigen test for COVID-19 no older than 24 hours. 08/02/2021: Restrictions do not apply to visits by priests for the purpose of administering the sacrament of anointing to the seriously ill and dying; or visits to people receiving palliative care are seriously ill or dying. In the case of social services facilities; restrictions do not apply to visits of persons who prove upon entry into the facility a negative result of RT-PCR test for COVID-19 disease not older than 72 hours; negative result of antigen test for COVID-19 disease; not older than 24 hours; or a certificate of overcoming COVID-19 disease. No visitors to institutional healthcare facilities are allowed with the exception of persons with negative RT-PCR result no older than 72 hours; or negative antigen test for COVID-19 no older than 24 hours. 08/02/2021: In the case of social services facilities; restrictions do not apply to visits of persons who prove upon entry into a certificate of overcoming COVID-19 disease; 14/05/2021: Decree of the Public Health Office of the Slovak Republic no. 205 orders providers who provide institutional health care in the territorial districts of districts in I.; II.; III. or IV. alert level must ensure a ban on visits and its observance in all wards of the facility.

18.05.2022

Wearing of protective masks is obligatory indoors; in public transport and outdoors in the urban area of the municipality and the city; with several exceptions; including when a distance of more than 5 meters can be maintained. For children under 6 years; masks are not mandatory; but strongly recommended. Taxi drivers are also required to wear face masks; veils or similar.; 08/03/2021: It is obligatory to wear the FFP2 respirators in the premises of commercial establishments or on public transport.; 15/03/2021: It is obligatory to wear the FFP2 respirators in all interiors.;20/03/2021: It is obligatory to wear the FFP2 or the N95/KN95 respirators in all interiors.; Outdoors: It will no longer be mandatory to wear a mask/respirator when keeping a distance at least five meters from other persons than those of the same household; 19/04/2021: indoors; instead of a respirator; the following persons will be able to have a mask in public buildings: - all pupils in a school; teachers during classes; - in the workplace; staff with chronic respiratory diseases with respiratory failure or facial skin diseases - employees whose method of work or working conditions do not allow wearing a respirator.; 17/05/2021: Due to the improving epidemiological situation; the conditions of wearing a protective mask or a respirator have changed to: 1) In the monitoring level and in the 1st and 2nd level of vigilance (green; yellow; orange) it will be allowed to wear a face mask (scarf) instead of a respirator in interiors 2) In the monitoring level and in the 1st and 2nd level of vigilance (green; yellow; orange) it will be mandatory to wear a face mask outdoors only at mass events; 19/07/2021: Indoors: The nose and mouth must be covered with a respirator. In the green; yellow and orange districts; it is permitted to wear a veil instead of a respirator in interiors. Outdoors: In the districts with the 1st and 2nd level of vigilance; it is mandatory to wear a veil or scarf outdoors only at mass events; 15/09/2021: all persons are instructed to use preventive protective equipment; such as respirator without an exhalation valve; scarf both outdoors and in public on the interiors of buildings; 04/10/2021: Indoor: Mandatory use of respirator in public in indoor spaces and public transport; taxi services or other public transport. Outdoors: In the 2nd and 3rd level of vigilance; mandatory use of respirator or mask in any outdoor space. In 1st level; the use of respirator & co. is mandatory only in mass events; 18/10/2021: Orange Districts: Covering the upper respiratory tract with a face mask is mandatory indoors; including public transportation and taxis. It is also mandatory at mass events; even outdoors. Red districts: face mask is mandatory in interiors; including public transport and taxis. Outdoors; it is mandatory to cover the upper airways with a respirator at mass events. 08/11/2021: Mandatory mask indoors and outdoors at mass events with extended exceptions and at a distance of up to 2 m; 25/11/2021: All persons are ordered to properly cover using a face mask in public in all areas of building interiors; public transport; taxi services or other transport with persons who are not members of the same household. This also applies to all persons at outdoor and mass events; 19/01/2022: obligation to wear a mask also outside; when you are less than 2 meters away from strangers; 21/04/2022: Mask mandatory indoors for: a) staff of social care facilities in contact with visitors or clients b) personnel of healthcare providers' facilities in contact with visitors; patients or clients c) visitors to social care facilities and facilities of health care providers d) clients and patients of healthcare providers' facilities; with the exception of patients hospitalized in the inpatient wards of the facility.

29.03.2022

Maximum operating capacity for 30 customers or 1 customer per 25 m2 (including outdoor sports) and compulsory list of visitors at the establishment; 07/01/2022: maximum operating capacity for 30 customers or 1 customer per 15 m2; 19/01/2022: maximum operating capacity per 50 customers or 1 customer per 15 m2; compulsory list of visitors at the establishment and only to persons in the OP + regime; 26/02/2022: maximum operating capacity per 50 customers or 1 customer per 15 m2; 14/03/2022: all operations; in addition to operating in base mode; can be open without capacity or opening hours restrictions.

29.03.2022

The consumption of food/drink in the common areas is prohibited; employees must wear a mask; 08/03/2021: all restrictions still in place; 27/04/2021: obligation for a negative antigenic test not older than 72 hours or a negative RT-PCR test not older than 72 hours. Maximum capacity 2 adults/room or only members of the same household; 14/06/2021: In regions I. II. and III. of AUTOMAT scale; up to 2 adults/room; with the exception of household members; 11/10/2021: All establishments in territorial districts of the level of Vigilance and 1st to 3rd degree of threat to COVID AUTOMAT are closed. Exceptions apply; 18/10/2021: Different restrictions apply for the different districts (Orange; Red; Burgundy; Black) according to the immune status (Base; OTP-fully vaccinated; tested negative or recovered from COVID-19 and fully vaccinated modes); 08/11/2021: Different restrictions apply for the different immune status (Base; OTP-fully vaccinated; tested negative or recovered from COVID-19 and fully vaccinated modes); 22/11/2021: Different restrictions apply for the different districts (Green; Orange; Red; Burgundy; Black) according to the immune status (Base; OTP-fully vaccinated; tested negative or recovered from COVID-19 and fully vaccinated modes); 25/11/2021: Services only in the OTP mode; 17/12/2021: services exclusively to persons who are able to prove; in addition to the specified OP regime; a negative RT-PCR test not older than 72 hours or a rapid antigen test not older than 48 hours. Maximum capacity of 75% of the establishment; 19/01/2022: restaurant and wellness services in accordance with the current restrictions for these types of establishments. Entry only to persons in the OP + regime (completely vaccinated + booster dose; tested; overcome COVID-19); 16/02/2022: Operation in the OTP mode; 14/03/2022: all operations; in addition to operating in base mode; can be open without capacity or opening hours restrictions.

29.03.2022

All service establishments are closed. Catering establishments can dispense food and drink packaged for pick-up or delivery; 17/12/2021: All public catering facilities are closed. The ban does not apply to the following establishments: a) catering establishments; including permanent stalls; dispensing food and drink packaged for pick-up or delivery b) operations that are part of the facilities of hotels and accommodation facilities; 19/01/2022: All public catering facilities are closed. Exceptions apply to persons with OP regime amongst other exceptions; 26/02/2022: All operators of public catering establishments are ordered to allow food or drink to be used exclusively for sitting; 14/03/2022: all operations; in addition to operating in base mode; can be open without capacity or opening hours restrictions.

29.03.2022

Public cannot attend the religious services; ceremonies for up to 6 people; 08/03/2021: all restrictions still in place. 19/04/2021: max 1 person / 15m2; 14/06/2021: max participants range from 6 people to 1 person per 15m2; with maximum of 50% capacity or max 250 participants indoors and maximum of 75% capacity or maximum of 500 participants outdoors; 28/06/2021: Measures still in place; 11/10/2021: Different restrictions apply for the different levels of alert (Monitoring level; Vigilance level) for standing and sitting people; both indoors and outdoors; and according to their immune status (Base; OTP-fully vaccinated; tested negative or recovered from COVID-19 and fully vaccinated modes); 18/10/2021: Different restrictions apply for the different levels of alert (Orange; Red; Burgundy or Black districts) for standing and sitting people; both indoors and outdoors; and according to their immune status (Base; OTP-fully vaccinated; tested negative or recovered from COVID-19 and fully vaccinated modes); 08/11/2021: Different restrictions apply for the different immune status (Base; OTP and fully vaccinated modes); 22/11/2021: Different restrictions apply for the different levels of alert (Green; Orange; Red; Burgundy or Black districts) for standing and sitting people; both indoors and outdoors; and according to their immune status (Base; OTP and OP-fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 modes); 14/03/2022: all operations; in addition to operating in base mode; can be open without capacity or opening hours restrictions.

29.03.2022

All operators of museums; galleries and exhibition halls are ordered to allow and organize only individual tours with a maximum capacity of 1 visitor per 25 m2 of operation area; 07/01/2022: All operators of museums; galleries and exhibition halls are ordered to allow and organize only individual tours with a maximum capacity of 1 visitor per 15 m2 of operation; 14/03/2022: all operations; in addition to operating in base mode; can be open without capacity or opening hours restrictions.

29.03.2022

Events are banned; 19/01/2022: exceptions apply for mass events (Low; Medium and High-risk mass events) with the participation of persons exclusively in the OP regime (vaccinated or overcome COVID-19); 26/02/2022: exceptions for mass events (Low and High-risk mass events); 14/03/2022: all mass events; in addition to operating in the base mode; can take place without capacity or other organizational restrictions and conditions.

29.03.2022

i.e. Collective events in connection with the performance of work; services; church or civilian versions of the wedding ceremony; the funeral and baptism ceremony according to the conditions; meetings of public authorities and their advisory bodies; elections; performance of mass events necessary for the course of professional competitions in selected sports. The following measures are established for the organizer of a mass event for the performance of indoor and outdoor mass events: For mass events organized outdoors; the organizer is obliged to reserve the space of the mass event and mark its entry and exit; to provide notification of the fact that the organizer allows entry to the mass event only to persons in the OP regime (fully vaccinated and those who recovered from COVID-19); to allow entry and stay at the place of the mass event only with masks; to keep details of the visitors for a period of 2 weeks from the event (after that they must destroy the data); to disinfect the areas; to provide dispensers for alcoholic hand disinfection; the person is obliged to remain in domestic isolation; to ensure 2m intervals between persons and when arriving and leaving the mass event premises; to ensure sufficient ventilation of the premises and to be able to prove the number of persons currently participating in the event. The maximum capacity of a marriage or baptism ceremony is 6 people. Mass sport events are prohibited; 17/12/2021: The maximum capacity of a mass marriage; funeral or baptism ceremony is 30 people or 1 person per 25 m2 of space; 07/01/2022: For marriage; funeral or baptism ceremonies; the organizer of the services is obliged to limit the maximum number of participants to 30 people or 1 person per 15 m2 of space and to allow entry to the service only to persons in the OP mode; 19/01/2022: weddings; funeral and baptism ceremonies allowed with participation exclusively in the OTP regime (vaccinated; tested or overcome by COVID-19); 14/03/2022: All operations; in addition to operating in base mode; can be open without capacity or opening hours restrictions.

29.03.2022

The Ministry of Health published an updated pandemic plan (approved on 11 August 2020) based on which the situation is categorized as stages 0 to 4. In Stage 3; Stage 3: More than 75 percent of hospital beds in clinics designated for infectious diseases are occupied. If the situation continues worsening and the number of infected people is still on the rise. Stage 3: A national emergency will be declared and measures from the previous stage will continue. This includes the disinfection of places with many people; as well as pavements and places close to quarantined localities.

29.03.2022

People over the age of 65 have saved time to buy food and items at drugstores from 9:00 to 11:00 (Monday to Friday); however; they may also choose another time. 24/12/2020 - 31/12/2020: hours reserved for people over the age of 65 will be reduced to 9:00 to 10:00. Update 03/03/2021: persons with severe disabilities and their assistants will also be able to shop in the hours reserved for the elderly on the basis of a ZTP card and an assistant card.; 13/03/2022: Restrictions lifted.

03.03.2022

All cableway and ski lift operators are closed.

03.03.2022

Retail and service establishments are closed. Exceptions apply i.e catering services; grocery stores; pharmacies; shops and dispensaries for medical devices and opticians; funeral services; burial ground services and crematoriums; etc. For open operations: only persons with face masks may enter and stay in the outdoor and indoor areas of the establishment; distances of at least 2m should be maintained; this does not apply to persons living in the same household or persons with severe disabilities and their assistants; the number of customers in the shop may not exceed one customer per 25 m2; 26/02/2022: Shop operations do not have limited opening hours.

03.03.2022

Theatrical; musical; cinematographic and other artistic performances' establishments will be closed. Museums; galleries and exhibition halls - individual tours/1 visitor per 15 m2 area; 10/05/2021: Entertainment and cultural activities; e.g. theater; music; outdoor cinemas and similar cultural events in subnational regions in the 1st level of warning according to the national system (COVID automat) will be allowed to fill the maximum capacity of 50% of spectators; but up to a maximum of 500 people outdoors or 250 people indoors. In subnational regions with II. level of warning; the maximum capacity will also be 50% of spectators; but a maximum of 200 people outdoors or 150 people indoors; June 2021: Entertainment and cultural activities; e.g. theater; music; outdoor cinemas and similar cultural events in subnational regions in the 1st level of warning according to the national system (COVID automat) will be allowed to fill the maximum capacity of 50% of spectators indoors and up to 75% spectators outdoors; but up to a maximum of 500 people outdoors or 250 people indoors. In subnational regions with II. level of warning; the maximum capacity will also be 50% of spectators; but a maximum of 500 people outdoors or 250 people indoors; 20/09/2021: In the green districts; the maximum permitted capacity for mass and cultural events is 50% for standing and 75% for sitting. In the orange districts; museums; exhibitions and tours can be visited indefinitely in the OTP regime (fully vaccinated; tested negative or recovered from COVID-19). Mass and cultural events remain limited. For mass events; a maximum of half capacity is allowed outdoors; a maximum of 25 indoors. For cultural events in the OTP mode; the limit of 50% capacity applies; up to 500 people indoors or 1;000 outdoors. In both red and burgundy districts; it is in the OTP regime allowed to organize mass events when the maximum quarter of the capacity is filled. If not specified; a maximum of 150 people are allowed in the red districts and 50 in burgundy; 11/10/2021: All operations of theatre; music; film or other artistic performances in territorial districts of districts of the 2nd or 3rd degree of threat to COVID AUTOMAT are closed; 18/10/2021: For museums; galleries; exhibition halls: Orange districts - Vaccination: no capacity limit. OTP: no capacity limit. Base: individual tours only up to 1 person/15 m2. Red districts - Vaccination: group visits in groups without capacity restrictions. OTP: group shows in groups of up to 10 people. Base (regardless of immune status): individual tours limited to 1 visitor/15 m2. Burgundy districts - Vaccination: group visits in groups without capacity restrictions. OTP: individual tours only up to 1 person/15 m2. Base: forbidden. Black districts - Vaccination: individual shows only up to 1 person/15 m2. OTP: forbidden. Base: forbidden; 08/11/2021: For museums; galleries; libraries; exhibition halls; completely vaccinated: no restrictions. OTP: group shows for up to 10 people. Base: individual tours/1 visitor per 15 m2; 22/11/2021: for museums; galleries and exhibition halls; capacity restrictions apply on the basis of the district SARS-CoV-2 notification rates.

03.03.2022

Restaurant and café terraces open under these conditions: - a negative test not older than 7 days is required; - it is still forbidden to consume food and drinks indoors; - meals and drinks can be served: packed for take away; or in the outdoor part of the restaurant; - there must be a distance of at least 2 meters between the tables (the condition of one person per 15 square meters does not apply here); - food or drinks can only be consumed while being seated; - Meals and beverages may only be served by service staff; - after each customer it is necessary to disinfect the menu; tables and touch surfaces; including the grip parts of chairs and armchairs; - the sanitary facilities of the establishment must be equipped with liquid soap and paper towels and must be disinfected every hour; - mask/respirator can be taken off for the time that is necessary for the consumption of food and drinks. 14/06/2021: - only personnel service; self-service prohibited. - disinfection of menus; tables and touch surfaces - cutlery brought wrapped in a paper napkin; - when washing kitchen utensils by hand; it is recommended to add a disinfectant suitable for the given purpose before rinsing the kitchen utensils; - the sanitary facilities of the establishment must be equipped with liquid soap and paper towels; - disinfect sanitary facilities every hour. 11/10/2021: All operations of public catering facilities in the territorial districts of the districts of the Vigilance levels and the 1st to 3rd threat level of COVID AUTOMAT are closed. Exceptions to the ban in the source; 18/10/2021: Orange districts - Vaccination: exterior without capacity limit; in the interior occupancy of one table a maximum of 4 people; or people from one household; in the interior; 2m spacing between the tables. OTP (fully vaccinated; tested negative or recovered from COVID-19): exterior without capacity limit; in the interior occupancy of one table a maximum of 4 people; or people from one household; in the interior; 2m spacing between the tables. Base (regardless of immune status): entrance to the exterior only; max 10 people on the terrace. Red districts - Vaccination: exterior without capacity restrictions; interior 4 people at one table or people from one household; in the interior; the table spacing is at least 2m. OTP: exterior without capacity restrictions; interior 4 persons at one table or persons from one household; in the interior; the table spacing is at least 2 m. Base: window sales and delivery. Burgundy districts - Vaccination: exterior without capacity restrictions; interior 4 people at one table or people from one household; in the interior the spacing of the tables is at least 2m. OTP: only exterior allowed; no capacity restrictions; table spacing outdoors at least 2m. Base: window sales and delivery. Black districts - Sale of packaged meals or delivery service; 08/11/2021: Completely vaccinated: indoors 4 people at the table or people from one household; 2m spaced between tables; exterior without restrictions. OTP: in the interior 4 people at the table or people from one household; 2m spacing between the tables; exterior without restrictions. Basis: window sales (delivery is also preserved)? 22/11/2021: Green districts- no capacity limit; Orange districts-OP (fully vaccinated and those who overcame COVID-19): exterior without capacity limit; in the interior occupancy of one table a maximum of 4 persons or persons from one household; in the interior; 2m spacing between the tables. OTP: exterior without capacity limit; in the interior occupancy of one table a maximum of 4 persons or persons from one household; in the interior; 2m spacing between the tables. Base: entrance only to the exterior; on the terraces max 10 people; open at least 50% of the walls; Red districts-OP: exterior without capacity restrictions; interior 4 persons at one table or persons from one household; in the interior; the table spacing is at least 2m. OTP: window sales and distribution. Base: window sales and delivery; Burgundy districts-OP: exterior without capacity restrictions; interior 4 persons at one table or persons from one household; in the interior the spacing of the tables is at least 2m. OTP: window sales and distribution. Base: window sales and delivery; Black districts- Only the sale of packaged meals with you or through a delivery service is allowed.

03.03.2022

All cableway and ski lift operators are required to comply with the following measures: - closed cable cars are not in operation; - each person using the services must be able to provide a negative result in the antigen test for COVID-19 not older than 48 hours or by a negative result in an RT-PCR test for COVID-19 not older than 48 hours; this obligation does not apply to children under 10 years of age; - increase the frequency of cleaning and disinfection of contact surfaces; use disinfectants with a virucidal effect for disinfection; the sanitary facilities of the establishment must be equipped with liquid soap and paper towels; disinfect the sanitary facilities every hour; June 2021: disinfection of cable cars mandatory; liquid soap and paper towels mandatory in lift service facilities; operations of cable cars allowed - cable cars for 10 people - only allowed to be occupied by either members of the same household or up to max 25% capacity (regions I and II AUTOMAT scale) or up to 50% capacity in regions III of AUTOMAT scale; 08/11/2021: Complete vaccination: open lifts; cable cars max. 50% capacity; ventilation; disinfection after each ride. OTP (fully vaccinated; tested negative or recovered from COVID-19) : open lifts (without cable cars). Base (regardless of immune status): open lifts (without cable cars); mandatory respirator; 22/11/2021: Green districts-OP (fully vaccinated and those who overcame COVID-19): no capacity limit. OTP: no capacity limit. Base: no capacity limit; Orange districts - OP: no capacity restrictions. OTP: no capacity limitations. Base: cable cars prohibited; Red and burgundy districts: OP: 50% capacity; mandatory disinfection after each run; OTP: gondola lifts prohibited. Base: lifts and cable cars prohibited; Black districts- OP: 25% capacity; mandatory disinfection after each ride. OTP: gondola lifts prohibited. Base: lifts and cable cars prohibited.

27.01.2022

Fitness centres open under the following conditions - a negative test not older than 7 days is required; maximum capacity of 6 customers; strict hygienic measures. Swimming pools - maximum capacity of 6 customers; strict hygienic measures; 14/06/2021: maximum operating capacity of gyms and sports centres set at different levels for the different COVID AUTOMAT warning levels; 11/10/2021: All operations of fitness center facilities in the territorial districts of the districts of the 1st to 3rd degree of threat to COVID AUTOMAT are closed. Exceptions apply; 18/10/2021: Different capacity limits apply in the different districts (Orange; Red; Burgundy; Black); according to the different modes (Vaccinated; Base-regardless of immune status; OTP); 08/11/2021: Different capacity limits apply in the different districts (Green; Orange; Red; Burgundy; Black); according to the different modes (Vaccinated; Base-regardless of immune status; OTP; OP-fully vaccinated and those who overcame COVID-19). ; 17/12/21: Maximum operating capacity for 30 customers or 1 customer per 25 m2 (including outdoor sports) and compulsory list of visitors at the establishment; 07/01/2022: maximum operating capacity for 30 customers or 1 customer per 15 m2.;

27.01.2022

Sports; cultural; entertainment; social and other events both indoors and outdoors are allowed with the participation of no more than 6 people at a time. Exceptions include: - collective events where all participants have a negative result of an RT-PCR test or an antigen test certified in the territory of the EU for COVID-19 disease not older than 12 hours at the time of the event. These mass events must be reported to the relevant regional public health authority no later than 48 hours before the start; stating the exact time and place of the event. If these conditions are met; food and drinks can be served at this event. - baptism; marriage and funeral ceremonies. Participants must keep a distance of 2 meters between persons; except in cases where this is not possible due to the nature of the ceremony. Indoors; the number of participants at any one time may not exceed the limit of one person per 15 square meters. - mass events necessary for the course of the highest sporting competitions in hockey; football; handball; basketball and volleyball are also an exception (the exact list is given in the measure). However; they must be without an audience in compliance with the conditions of the ÚVZ SR. The restriction shall not apply to meetings; meetings of public authorities and their advisory bodies; as well as other meetings and events held by law; as well as to elections (subject to these conditions). Update - measure no. 216 of 10th June 2021: max of 6 persons in III. regions of AUTOMAT scale; max 10 persons in II. regions of AUTOMAT scale; max 25 persons indoors and 50 outdoors in I. regions of AUTOMAT scale. Entertainment and cultural activities; e.g. theater; music; outdoor cinemas and similar cultural events in subnational regions in the 1st level of warning according to the national system (COVID automat) will be allowed to fill the maximum capacity of 50% of spectators indoors and up to 75% spectators outdoors; but up to a maximum of 500 people outdoors or 250 people indoors. In subnational regions with II. level of warning; the maximum capacity will also be 50% of spectators; but a maximum of 500 people outdoors or 250 people indoors; 14/06/2021: All operators providing services for the purpose of organizing mass events are required to comply with the following measures: a) the services may be provided only in connection with the organization of a specific one-off mass event b) not allow the entry of persons other than the participants of the mass event into the operation c) the employee is considered to be the person ensuring the course of the mass event;

22.12.2021

All service establishments are closed.

22.12.2021

All entertainment venues are closed.

08.12.2021

01/10/2020: In shops and department stores; two-meter distances and hand disinfection will be mandatory. The number of people will also be limited per m2; 19/12/2020: all non-essential shops in department stores must be closed; 1 customer per 15 m2; food and drinks cannot be consumed in the interior areas; 01/01/2021: Customers are prohibited from consuming food and drinks in the interior or exterior areas of the establishments. 08/03/2021: previous restrictions still in place; 09/05/2021: arrangement of dedicated shopping hours for elderly have ceased in effect. 14/06/2021: in shopping malls facilities are disinfected every hour; the consumption of food and beverages on the premises of the department store is prohibited. Seating sections and children's corners are closed; 08/11/2021: OTP: max. 1 customer per 15 m2 of sales area. Base: max. 1 customer per 15 m2 of sales area; 22/11/2021: in high risk districts; non-essential establishments and services must have limited opening/operating hours from 5:00 to 22:00. Non-essential operations may only be open following the OP rule. The details of the low risk districts are available in the source above.

08.12.2021

11/1/2021: Fitness centres and artificial swimming pools will be closed. 08/03/2021: Restrictions still in place.

10.11.2021

Institutional healthcare providers are obliged to ensure: Prohibition of visits to all wards; Strict following of the hygienic-epidemiological regime in all departments.

03.05.2021

Update 11/1/2021: Operation of cableways and ski lifts will be suspended. Update 08/03/2021: Restrictions still in place.

03.05.2021

Update 11/1/2021: Theatrical; musical; cinematographic and other artistic performances' establishments will be closed. Update 08/03/2021: Restrictions still in place.

03.05.2021

Update 1/1/2021: Customers are prohibited from consuming food and drinks in the interior or exterior areas of the establishments. Update 08/03/2021: all restrictions still in place.

26.03.2021

Corresponds with the stay at home order at the same dates; with exception of people who have a negative RT-PCR test certificate.

11.02.2021

Catering establishments can be open no later than 22:00 except for delivery services and delivery through a window. Food and beverages can be only sold packaged for pick-up; by delivery service or exclusively in outdoor areas. Update 11/12/2020: catering establishments can no longer serve food and drinks in outdoor areas. Update 19/12/2020: Public catering establishments can operate; where they can dispense food and beverages packed for collection or through a delivery service. Update 1/1/2021: Customers are prohibited from consuming food and drinks in the interior or exterior areas of the establishments. Update 11/1/2021: all restrictions still in place.

16.01.2021

Fitness centers will open; with a maximum of 6 customers at a time; staff must wear a mask and clean and disinfect premises and equipment. At the same time; the condition of one person per 15 square meters applies. The operation of artificial swimming pools (swimming pools) is also permitted; also with a limit of 6 customers at one time; the obligation of more frequent cleaning and disinfection; drinking fountains must be out of operation; the decree also sets out in more detail the criteria for water treatment. At the same time; the condition of one person per 15 square meters applies.

16.01.2021

Theatrical; musical; cinematographic and other artistic performances are being opened; either having a fixed seating or limit of 1 person per 15 square meters applies; Only performances with a seated audience will be allowed; with seating being provided in any second row or in a checkerboard pattern; the consumption of beverages or food is prohibited; the organizer must measure the body temperature of the performers before the start and do not allow them to enter if they have a temperature higher than 37.2 ° C.

16.01.2021

Short term accommodation: Clients older than 10 years will have to have negative results of antigen or RT-PCR test not older than 72 hours. Employees will have to wear a mask; a respirator or a scarf to cover the upper respiratory tract. Consumption of food and drinks is not allowed in the common areas. Long-term accommodation and quarantine accommodation services are open without restrictions.

16.01.2021

Operation of cableways and ski lifts: the maximum capacity of the cable car will be set for one person or members of the common household; all persons over 10 years of age who use them will have negative antigen or RT-PCR test results not older than 72 hours; employees have to cover the upper respiratory tract by a mask; a respirator; a scarf or similar; in addition to other requirements for cleaning and disinfection; these facilities will have to disinfect sanitary facilities every hour.

16.01.2021

Short term accommodation will be closed from 1 January 2021.

17.12.2020

Face masks are mandatory anywhere outside the home (except for family members) and minimum distance of 2 m must be kept at all times.

17.12.2020

All catering establishments (bistros; cafes; bars etc) will close except for restaurants and fast food stands.

17.12.2020

22/04/2020: All accommodation facilities will be closed except for the ones that provide long-term accommodation services (minimum 10 days) without the provision of catering services or quarantine accommodation facilities.

17.12.2020

Second level of primary school pupils; secondary school students and teachers within the educational process. Exceptions are pupils with moderate or severe mental or hearing disabilities. First level of primary school pupils and children in pre-school establishments: a mask is optional in the classroom; but it will be mandatory in school interiors outside the classroom; with the exception of food consumption.

17.12.2020

It is mandatory to wear a mask in the interiors of buildings other than the place of residence and on public transport. From 10 June to 30 September: Wearing of protective masks outdoors is voluntary; but still recommended; especially in cases where it is not possible to keep a distance of at least 2 meters from strangers.

09.12.2020

The coordinating body of the Government of the Slovak Republic; with effect from 10.3.2020; banned the organization and holding of mass events; sports; cultural; social or other for 14 calendar days (initially).

09.12.2020

22 April 2020 - First stage of lifting quarantine measurements started; allowing the opening of businesses that meet certain requirements. 20 May 2020 - Fourth stage of lifting the quarantine started.

09.12.2020

It is mandatory to wear a mask at indoors and outdoors mass events. Chessboard seating is still recommended; in the case of sports mass events; seating in every second row is recommended. Refreshments will not available at sports and cultural events. It will not be possible to organise mass events (discos; dance parties; etc.) in public catering establishments (restaurants; bars; nightclubs; etc.) with the exception of weddings; christenings and funeral ceremonies for up to 150 participants. An exception will be for such events; where all participants have a negative test for Covid-19 at the time of the start of the event; not older than 12 hours.

09.12.2020

Mass events for more than 1;000 people only if organizer can ensure some conditions – the space is divided into sectors (each sector with max 1;000 people); ensure controlled entry and exit to the mass event sector; the organizer must at all times be able to prove the number of persons currently in each sector; for outdoor sectors; there must be at least 5 square meters of sector per person; for indoor sectors; there must be at least 10 square meters of sector per person; if a ticket or other similar document is required to participate in a mass event; it is recommended to sell it to participants only online.

09.12.2020

Corresponds with the stay at home order at the same dates; with exception of people who have a negative RT-PCR test certificate.

09.12.2020

Mass events for more than 1;000 people only if organizer can ensure some conditions – the space is divided into sectors (each sector with max 1;000 people); ensure controlled entry and exit to the mass event sector; the organizer must at all times be able to prove the number of persons currently in each sector; for outdoor sectors; there must be at least 5 square meters of sector per person; for indoor sectors; there must be at least 10 square meters of sector per person; if a ticket or other similar document is required to participate in a mass event; it is recommended to sell it to participants only online. UPDATE 01/09/2020: It is mandatory to wear a mask at indoors and outdoors mass events. Chessboard seating is still recommended; in the case of sports mass events; seating in every second row is recommended. Refreshments will not be available at sports and cultural events.

09.12.2020

It is possible to organize mass; cultural and sporting events for up to 1;000 people; provided that the organizers comply with hygiene rules. An exception is organizing events with an exclusively sitting audience.

09.12.2020

Closure of bars; leisure facilities and areas (ski resorts; wellness centers; fitness centers; amusement parks and water parks). Closure of social and cultural facilities.

09.12.2020

The Central Crisis Staff decided to close entertainment establishments; aqua centres; ski resorts; discos; children's corners; swimming pools; fitness centres and the like.

09.12.2020

Limited operation of non-essential shops - shops will be closed with the exception of pharmacies; grocery stores and drugstores. 22 April 2020 - First stage of lifting quarantine measurements started.

09.12.2020

Theatrical; musical; cinematographic and other artistic performance venues are closed.

09.12.2020

Fitness centres; wellness centres; aquaparks; pools and saunas are closed.

09.12.2020

For seniors over 65 years of age; special opening hours will be introduced in shops from 9.00 to 12.00.

09.12.2020

Events with groups bigger than 100 people are not allowed.

15.10.2020

Non-essential shops closure: Partially closed

Restrictive measures mandatory between 15 October 2020 to TBD

Update of 12 October: 1 person per 15 square meters, opening hours for seniors 65+

Events stop: Partially banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 15 October 2020 to TBD

Update of 12 Oct: Mass gathering banned completely, exception for weddings, funerals and professional sport leagues Update of 29 Sept: Events and mass gatherings above 50 people in total are banned from 1 October Update of 16 Sept: mass gatherings in hotels/restaurants banned with exceptions of weddings and funerals. From October 1 weddings up to 30 people, GREEN REGIONS (outdoor activities max 200 and interior 100 people); ORANGE REGIONS (outdoor activities max 100 and interior 50 people) Update of 14 August: mass gatherings banned with more than 500 people indoor and 1000 outdoors Update of 14 August: Not recommended to organize events with more than 1000 (outside) /500 (inside) participants Update of 22 June: some communes in norther part of Slovakia temporarily closing public gatherings and sport activities - events with more than 1000 people allowed if social distancing is guaranteed