COVID-19 pandemic in Slovakia

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COVID-19 pandemic in Slovakia
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DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationSlovakia
First outbreakWuhan, China
Index caseKostolište
Arrival date6 March 2020
(7 months, 1 week and 2 days ago)
Confirmed cases1,764
Active cases270
Recovered1,466
Deaths
28
Government website
korona.gov.sk

The COVID-19 pandemic in Slovakia is of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

The virus was confirmed to have spread to Slovakia on 6 March 2020 when Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini announced that a 52-year-old man was infected.[1] He had not traveled anywhere but his son had traveled to Venice in Italy, and it was believed that his son was the first Slovak to be which was later confirmed.

Three cases were then confirmed, including the man's son and wife.[2] During the next few days, COVID-19 cases went up to 21 out of 832 tested.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Coronavirus confirmed in Slovakia". spectator.sme.sk. 6 March 2020. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
  2. "Three coronavirus cases confirmed in Slovakia". spectator.sme.sk. 7 March 2020. Retrieved 2020-03-11.