They also want to motivate to be vaccinated financially.
16. June 2021 at 13:03 (updated 16. June 2021 at 19:29) Klaudia Jurkovičová, TASR, SITA
EASTERN SLOVAKIA. The epidemiological situation in Slovakia has improved again, but the pace of decline has slowed slightly.
The decline in regularly monitored indicators continues at a similar pace in the surrounding countries. However, the situation in the United Kingdom, where the Indian variant of the coronavirus has gained dominance, is worrying. It is gradually penetrating into continental Europe.
Less than 250 patients are currently hospitalized in our hospitals, and less than 25 people need pulmonary ventilation.
According to the covid vending machine, the new map of districts was approved by the government on Wednesday, it will be valid from next week, with the exception of Trenčín. The first level of vigilance, ie yellow, will apply to this district from Thursday, June 17.
From Monday, June 21, there will be only one red and one pink district. 15 districts will be orange and 44 districts will be yellow. 17 districts of Slovakia will be included in the green color.
The Myjava district will be in the second level of warning, ie red, from Monday.
The Kysucké Nové Mesto district will be in the first stage of the warning, to which the color pink is assigned.
Districts in the east
The districts of Gelnica, Humenné, Sobrance, Spišská Nová Ves and Vranov nad Topľou in eastern Slovakia will be included in the second level of vigilance, in orange.
The districts of Bardejov, Košice I.-IV., Košice-okolie, Levoča, Medzilaborce, Michalovce, Poprad, Prešov, Rožňava, Snina and Trebišov will be in the first degree of vigilance and at the same time yellow.
The districts of Kežmarok, Sabinov, Stará Ľubovňa, Stropkov and Svidník will be included in the monitoring, which means green.
Veils are therefore still mandatory indoors, at mass events and outdoors.
What about Sputnik and the rewards for the vaccinated
The first dose of the vaccine vaccinated more than 1.9 million people, said the head of the Institute of Health Analyzes Matej Mišík.
Thus, 22% of the population is already fully vaccinated and a third of the population already has protection in the form of the first dose of vaccine.
The level of vaccination varies in different age groups, the lowest is still in children. At least the first dose is vaccinated by more than 65% of seventies.
According to Mišík, the differences in vaccination rates in individual districts are very significant. Vaccination with the first dose ranges from 21% to 52%, with the second dose the protection is at the level of 14% to 32%.
Currently, more than 70,000 people are waiting to be vaccinated. As well as vaccination rates, interest in the vaccine varies from region to region.
It will be possible to postpone the date of the second dose of vaccination. The National Center for Health Information has launched new functionality for waiting for the second dose of vaccine. If the already vaccinated have been given the date of the second dose, they have an invitation SMS or e-mail, and the date does not suit them, they can move it. It is possible to go to https://vakcinacia.nczisk.sk/zmena. Waiting for the second dose can be postponed by one day to a month.
Slovakia could sell or donate doses of Sputnik V vaccines to the countries of the Western Balkans. The government could discuss it next week. It will be possible to register for vaccination until June 30, announced the Minister of Health Vladimír Lengvarský (OĽaNO nominee).
On Wednesday, the government also discussed the material remuneration of the vaccinated.
“It is possible that there will be some form of financial contribution or lottery for the vaccinated,” Lengvarsky said.
In the case of the financial contribution, according to him, it would be a flat remuneration for all those who were vaccinated.
(source: Ministry of Health)
Children’s camps and testing
The obligation of PCR tests for children over ten years of age who will go to camps in the summer is definitive, Lengvarský confirmed.
Children under the age of ten will not have to be tested before entering the camp.
PCR tests will be reimbursed by the state for children who visit a summer camp during the summer months.
“We did not want to complicate the situation for the inhabitants anymore,” the minister said in connection with the fact that there is a difference between a day camp and a residence camp.
He justifies the importance of testing the participants in the camps before they start by saying that a large number of children will take part in them. He confirmed that last year before the second wave of the pandemic, it was evaluated and proved that the camps were one of the biggest problems where the disease spread.
The Minister of Education Branislav Gröhling (SaS) pointed out last week that there will be an adjustment in the system to korona.gov.sk, where a column for camps will be added.
Those interested in the camp will be able to request a free trial here.
Countries of the world by risk
From Monday, June 21, 47 countries will be on the list of green countries. This follows from the proposal to update the list of countries in the world according to the current risk with regard to their national epidemiological situation, which was agreed by the government at its meeting on Wednesday.
On the list of so-called Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, the People’s Republic of China, Denmark, Estonia, the Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Greece, Greenland, the Netherlands, Hong Kong, Ireland, Iceland, Israel , Japan, South Korea, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, Macau, Hungary, Malta, Monaco, Germany, Norway, New Zealand, Poland, Austria, Romania, San Marino, North Macedonia, Singapore, Slovenia, Holy See (Vatican City) , Spain, the Swiss Confederation, Sweden, Taiwan and Italy.
Red countries will include Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Montenegro, Georgia, Jordan, Canada, Kosovo, Cuba, Lebanon, Moldova, Puerto Rico, Russian Federation, Serbia, United States, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine
The list of black countries includes all other countries that are not on the green and red list.
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