Slovakia intends to test all people over the age of ten for coronavirus, the Slovak prime minister announced on Saturday Igor Matovic. Testing is scheduled to take place over the next two weekends. It is not clear whether the testing of around 5.5 million Slovaks will be mandatory or voluntary, reports the German news agency dpa.The testing program is expected to start next weekend at the largest hotspots of covid 19 in the country, and then on October 31 and November 1 elsewhere in the country, the Slovak news agency reports. Tasr. The medical staff will also be assisted by the police and the army. Testing, however, is planned to be conducted similarly to the election, at about 6,000 stations across the country.
Testing time zones will be organized in alphabetical order so that citizens do not gather in large numbers in front of test stations. It will also be free, the Slovak prime minister announced.