A vigorous challenge for arriving people
The ÚVZ is therefore expanding the challenge for Slovaks returning from abroad. “We encourage people who have visited South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Israel, Hong Kong and the Seychelles in the last 14 days to report quickly to an email address. [email protected], “ Daša Račková, a spokeswoman for the ÚVZ, provided the statement.
The address must state the name, surname, telephone number and district in which the person is currently staying. You will be contacted by the relevant regional public health authority and they will determine the next step. “Please take this challenge seriously and not ignore it. We strongly encourage people who have visited the above countries in the last 14 days and members of their shared household to keep contacts to a minimum, regardless of their vaccination status.” added by the Office.
They are working on a change in the decree
The Public Health Office of the Slovak Republic is working on an amendment to the decree regulating the border regime. From the point of view of domestic isolation and subsequent testing, it sets out the exact conditions for people coming from the countries mentioned.
“Due to the new omicron variant, we are also adapting the sample sequencing organization and expanding our capacities so that all positive samples from people who come from these countries are sequenced as a priority.” emphasizes Mikas’ office. “We ask the public to adhere to the valid measures after arriving from abroad, as well as when staying in Slovakia, until the issuance of a new decree on the border regime.” concluded.