Filter for Slovenia Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-07-10 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
ntroduce mobile tracking application adopted as an anti-corona measure. The Act also lays down the foundations for the introduction of operation of a mobile application protecting human health and life. The installation and use of the mobile application will be voluntary and free-of-charge, except when a person tests positive for the coronavirus. In such cases, the person will be obliged to install the application by entering a randomly generated code.
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2020-07-09 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
travellers requiring quarentine are based on country of origin. Countires on the "green list" are not required to quarantine. "yellow": Slovenian citizens or foreign nationals with a permanent or temporary residence in Slovenia travelling from a country on the yellow list (if the country is a EU member state or a Schengen Area country) may enter Slovenia without a quarantine if they submit a proof that they are not travelling from a country on the red list (example: original invoice for payment of overnight stays in a country from a yellow list, proof of ownership of the real estate or vessel where they were staying, or official crew list in case of chartering a vessel, i.e., other adequate proof). and "red" must quarantine for 14 days
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2020-07-08 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
The Government restricts mass gatherings to groups of ten after increased cases
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2020-06-18 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Mandatory 14-day quarantine for persons arriving from countries with a worsening epidemiological situation
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2020-06-15 Out Movement restrictions: Border closure 
, crossing the Slovene-Italian border outside the checkpoints will be allowed, but only for Slovenian and Italian citizens
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2020-06-01 Out Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
cessation of reasons for temporary measures regarding judicial, administrative and other public-law related matters to curb the spread of COVID-19
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2020-05-25 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
ninth graders return to school
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2020-05-19 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Proposal for the Act Determining the Intervention Measures to Mitigate and Remedy the Consequences of the COVID-19 Epidemic for Citizens and the Economy (#PKP3); Government has adopted the wording of the Act Regulating the Guarantees of the Republic of Slovenia in the European Instrument for Temporary Support to Mitigate Unemployment Risks in an Emergency (SURE) after the COVID-19 Outbreak
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2020-05-18 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
indoor areas of bars and restaurants and small accommodation establishments reopened from today
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2020-05-18 Out Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Borders will be gradually reopened, and the amended ordinance gives the state a discretion to refuse entry to EU citizens who do not have temporary or permanent residence in Slovenia and show clear signs of infection or disease
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2020-05-18 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
Kindergartens and schools, shopping centres
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2020-05-15 Out Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Government of the Republic of Slovenia adopted an ordinance declaring the end of COVID-19 epidemic effective from 15 May
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2020-05-15 Out Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
As of today, lifting of the seven-day quarantine upon entry into Slovenia for EU citizens; Government of the Republic of Slovenia also lifted the mandatory seven-day quarantine for EU citizens
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2020-05-15 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
14-day quarantine was introduced for:all third-country nationals without a permanent or temporary residence in the European Union, persons who have permanent or temporary residence in the EU and have left the territory of the EU for more than 14 days
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2020-05-08 In Movement restrictions: Border checks 
two additional road checkpoints at the border with Italy and a railway check point at the border with Austria (Šentilj) have been set up.
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2020-04-30 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
the general prohibition of movement outside the municipality of residence will be lifted, while on Monday several activities will be gradually restarted, provided that the instructions of the medical profession are respected
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2020-04-28 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
second anti-corona package brings two billion euros to tackle the economic crisis and increase the lump sums for municipalities
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2020-04-24 Out Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Checkpoint Ratece (Fusine), on the border with Italy, reopens for workers and persons crossing the border to perform an essential economic or agricultural activity
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2020-04-22 Out Movement restrictions: Border closure 
border crossing point Svecina – Berghausen was reopened today at midnight, while the old border crossing point Šentilj (on the main road) - Spielfeld (Bundesstrasse) was reopened today at noon.
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2020-04-21 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Act Amending the Act Determining the Intervention Measures to Contain the COVID-19 Epidemic and Mitigate its Consequences for Citizens and the Economy (the ZIUZEOP)
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2020-04-21 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Slovenia joined the joint initiative of 16 EU Member States for greening the economy after the COVID-19 pandemic. The European Green Deal
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2020-04-12 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Act on Providing Additional Liquidity to the Economy to Mitigate the Consequences of the COVID-19 Epidemic introduces strategic measures to help the population and the economy. Measures to help businesses revive investment activity and preserve jobs are of key importance.
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2020-04-12 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
new ordinance on border crossing: A seven-day quarantine is imposed on any other person entering the country. On the last day of quarantine it is mandatory to undergo testing for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infection. The quarantine is also extended if the results are not available on the day of swabbing, but only until the day the test results are received and not for more than 14 days from the day the quarantine was imposed. Swabs are taken at one of the entry points (COVID-19 screening clinics). If the test is negative, the quarantine is concluded. If the test is positive, the person concerned is treated in accordance with the professional guidelines for treating persons infected with SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).Slovenian and foreign citizens with permanent or temporary residence in Slovenia are ordered to quarantine at their home, except when this is not possible due to justified reasons, in which case accommodation is provided by the Civil Protection Service.
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2020-04-11 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
established that the Communicable Diseases Act, which is one of the key legal instruments to fight the coronavirus epidemic
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2020-04-09 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Slovenian authorities advised against all travel and repeatedly called on Slovenian citizens to postpone their travel plans. This also applies to the coming Easter season.
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2020-04-06 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Border crossing opening, policy for entry: all healthy persons are required to remain in quarantine due to a possible infection with the new coronavirus. Persons with signs of COVID-19 infection must be isolated.This instruction does not apply to labour migrants, persons transporting goods to, or in transit through
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2020-04-06 Out Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Reopening of the Holmec border crossing
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2020-04-04 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Measures to provide emergency assistance to self-employed persons; Measures to preserve jobs; measures to keep businesses in operation ; Measures to improve the liquidity of businesses and provide assistance to scientific research projects aimed at fighting the epidemic; The reduction of meeting fees and wages ; Providing aid to agriculture (
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2020-04-03 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
3 billion euro finanical package
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2020-04-03 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Police set up a special e-mail address for advice during the coronavirus crisis
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2020-03-31 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Slovenia and Hungary meet and decide to open two local borders, ministers agreed to support the initiatives put forward by both national communities and ease the crossings of border residents.
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2020-03-29 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Government had adopted a mega legislative package to stem and mitigate the coronavirus epidemic totalling 3 billion euros.
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2020-03-28 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Ordinance on the temporary prohibition of the operation of air services in the Republic of Slovenia
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2020-03-28 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
#PKP1 #antiCorona legislative package
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2020-03-28 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Ordinance on the mandatory disinfection of multi-dwelling buildings. The Ordinance stipulates the mandatory disinfection of equipment in common areas in or by multi-dwelling buildings at least twice per day. The frequency of disinfection depends on the number of people living in the multi-dwelling building.In addition, a warning notice must be placed in a prominent place in front of the entrance to the lift: "The use of the lift poses a risk of transmission of COVID-19 infection, so the lift should only be used by one person at a time. After pressing the lift buttons, do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth and wash your hands."
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2020-03-23 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
engineers working to develop ventilators
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2020-03-19 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
The Ordinance sets out the business hours for grocery stores, which will begin no later than at 8:00 and end no earlier than at 20:00 every day. From 8:00 to 10:00, all vulnerable groups, which include disabled persons, retired persons and pregnant women, will be given priority in making purchases as well as entering a shop. All shops will be closed on Sundays and work-free days except petrol stations and pharmacies, which may operat
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2020-03-19 In Movement restrictions: Border checks 
Four checkpoints will be established in the border area at road connections with the Italian Republic: Vrtojba, Fernetici, Škofije, and Krvavi potok. The checkpoints Vrtojba, Fernetici, and Škofije will be open at all times and the checkpoint Krvavi potok from 5:00 to 23:00. Entry into the Republic of Slovenia is permitted to foreign citizens under the condition that they present proof in the Slovenian, English or Italian language of a molecular laboratory test for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) showing negative results for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) no older than three days.Even if the foreign citizen does not present such a proof, they will still be granted entry into the Republic of Slovenia if their body temperature is below 37.5°C and there are no clear indications of an upper respiratory tract infection (cough, sneezing, shortness of breath).
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2020-03-19 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
prohibiting gatherings of people in education institutions and universities and independent higher education institutions,
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2020-03-19 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Government earmarks EUR 28 million for an increase in commodity reserves
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2020-03-18 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
most public institutions have been closed (libraries, museums, cinemas, galleries, etc.)
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2020-03-16 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Schools will be closed between 16 and 29 March 2020.
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2020-03-16 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
intervention act on temporary measures regarding judicial, administrative and other public law-related matters
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2020-03-16 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
public bus and rail transport has been suspended as of 16 March, as has air transport as of 17 March, and special measures are in force on the borders with all neighbouring countries.
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2020-03-15 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
The Government issued the Ordinance on the allocation of doctors without licences
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2020-03-15 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
Border with italy.
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2020-03-15 In Movement restrictions: Additional health/documents requirements upon arrival
All non nationals or non residents without a medical check in the past 3 days cannot enter if they have syntoms
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2020-03-15 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Suspension of train traffic with Italy.
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2020-03-14 In Public health measures: Testing policy
People with respiratory tract infections who do not require hospital treatment will no longer be tested, and the situation will be assessed based on the number of those infected.
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2020-03-14 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
e prices of protective equipment were frozen in order to achieve a reasonable cost for individual items.
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2020-03-12 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
government declared epidemic
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2020-03-11 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
health checks at border with italy
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2020-03-10 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
Body temperature screening of passengers arriving in Slovenia at Ljubljana Jože Pucnik Airport.
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2020-03-10 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Aircraft from Italian airports, in places where risk of infection is higher, will be banned from landing. Furthermore, we will ban flights from China, South Korea, and Iran. The ban applies from 10.3.2020 to 31.3. 2020, with a possibility of extension. This does not apply to emergency and medical flights.
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2020-03-10 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
indoor public gatherings of more than 100 people are prohibited The inspection service of the Ministry of Health will establish a 24/7 on-call service, which will issue decisions to individuals violating the Order prohibiting gatherings at public events. All sporting and other events with more than 500 participants will be held without an audience.
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2020-03-10 In Public health measures: General recommendations
recommended to postpone unnecessary trips
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2020-03-10 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Leaflets to all households, Leaflets containing coronavirus action instructions will be distributed to all Slovenian households.
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2020-03-10 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
All travellers crossing the Slovenian border will be informed via SMS notification of preventive measures in force in this country regarding the coronavirus.
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2020-03-10 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
1 billion euros in connection with the effects of the coronavirus on the economy and tourism
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2020-03-09 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
government’s coronavirus call centre to help citizens obtain correct and reliable information regarding the disease.
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2020-03-08 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
One of the measures adopted by the Government to combat the epidemic and reduce the risk of infection with the new coronavirus among firefighters is a decision ordering the Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief to declare a high fire risk in the natural environment starting on 8 March 2020.
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2020-02-27 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
measures laid down by the law governing infectious diseases are being implemented with regard to the novel coronavirus; the Government has decided to use 48,000 protective masks, 5,000 protective gowns, 500,000 gloves and disinfecting agents in the total amount of EUR 200,000 from national commodity reserves to help contain the coronavirus epidemic and protect medical and other personnel
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