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    State Secretary Franc Vindišar: The most effective solution is vaccination.

    The press conference on the current COVID-19 situation was attended by the deputy head of the Communicable Disease Centre at the National Institute of Public Health, Nuška Čakš Jager, and State Secretary at the Ministry of Health, Franc Vindišar.

  • As of Monday, the isolation period will be shorter provided that certain conditions are met

    Mateja Logar, head of the advisory group at the Ministry of Health, and Janez Tomažič from the Clinic for Infectious Diseases at the University Medical Centre Ljubljana took part in a press conference on the current situation regarding COVID-19.

  • Changes to the COVID-19 testing protocol

    The press conference on the current COVID 19 situation was attended by the State Secretary at the Ministry of Health Franc Vindišar and the Director of the National Laboratory of Health, Environment and Food, Tjaša Žohar Čretnik.

  • Vaccination campaign entitled "Let’s stand together!" For safety and health"

    At the press conference on COVID-19, the Slovenian Minister of Health Janez Poklukar and scholar Professor Dr Franc Strle presented the latest findings regarding the spread of the new Omicron variant and the field activities in terms of vaccination.

  • Government consultation with businesses

    Today's press conference following the working consultation on the situation and measures to contain the COVID 19 epidemic and preserve the country's economic potential was attended by the Minister of Economic Development and Technology Zdravko Počivalšek and Minister of Health Janez Poklukar..

  • Minister Poklukar: Omicron will be a test for the whole of society

    Today’s press conference on the current situation regarding COVID-19 was attended by the Minister of Health, Janez Poklukar, and by the Head of the Institute of Microbiology and Immunology and the Head of the Laboratory for the Diagnosis of Viral Infections, Professor Dr Miroslav Petrovec.

  • Furlan Fon and Pečjak: Let’s act responsibly during the holidays too

    Patricija Furlan Fon, Chief Inspector of the Infrastructure Inspectorate (IRSI), and Tomaž Pečjak, Senior Police Advisor of the General Police Administration, took part in a press conference on the current situation regarding COVID-19.

  • Minister Poklukar: Put all doubts and fears aside. Choose health, choose vaccination

    Today’s press conference, dedicated to COVID-19, focused on the Vaccination Days campaign, which will take place between 19 and 23 December. Participants in the press conference included the Minister of Health Janez Poklukar, Commander of the Slovenian Civil Protection Force Srečko Šestan and the General Secretary of Red Cross Slovenia Cvetka Tomin.

  • A booster shot is the best protection against Omicron

    Prof. Dr Borut Štrukelj from the Faculty of Pharmacy in Ljubljana was one of the speakers at the press conference on COVID-19 held today.

  • First cases of the omicron variant of coronavirus confirmed in Slovenia

    Today’s press conference on COVID-19 was attended by the Minister of Health, Janez Poklukar, the National Coordinator of the Vaccination Programme at the National Institute of Public Health (NIPH), Dr Marta Grgič Vitek, and by the Head of the Institute of Microbiology and Immunology and the Head of the Laboratory for the Diagnosis of Viral Infections, Prof Dr Miroslav Petrovec.

  • Fewer irregularities in compliance with the measures

    Today’s press conference about the current COVID-19 situation was attended by Martina Gašperlin, Acting Chief Inspector of the Market Inspectorate of the Republic of Slovenia, and Marjan Maček, Head of the Financial Control Sector at the Financial Administration of Republic of Slovenia.

  • Logar: Let's behave responsibly towards ourselves and others

    The head of the advisory group at the Ministry for Health, Mateja Logar, took part in the press conference on COVID 19.

  • Lower infection rate detected in Slovenia in recent days

    The press conference on the current situation regarding COVID-19 was attended by Robert Carotta, Coordinator for COVID-19 Hospital Beds at the Ministry of Health, Tjaša Žohar Čretnik, Director of the National Laboratory of Health, Environment and Food, Patricija Furlan Fon, Acting Chief Inspector of the Infrastructure Inspectorate, and Maja Bratuša.

  • Expert commission confirms link between Janssen vaccine and death of 20-year-old woman

    Minister of Health, Janez Poklukar, the head of the regional unit of the Maribor National Institute of Public Health, Zoran Simonovič, professor Borut Štrukelj from the Faculty of Pharmacy, Ljubljana and Maja Bratuša held a press briefing on the current situation regarding Covid-19 disease.

  • State Secretary Vindišar: Decide to get vaccinated. Protect yourself and your family

    The press conference on the current situation with COVID-19 was attended by State Secretary at the Ministry of Health, mag. Franc Vindišar, and Martina Gašperlin, acting director of the Market Inspectorate.

  • Inspector Slokan: It is our responsibility to enable children to be educated at school

    The Medical Director of the University Medical Centre Maribor (UKC), izr. prof. dr. Matjaž Vogrin and School Chief Inspector dr. Simon Slokan took part in the press conference on the current situation regarding the Covid-19 epidemic, while the current epidemiological situation in the country was presented by Maja Bratuša.

  • Bratuša: Number of first dose vaccinations gradually increasing

    Today’s press conference on the current situation regarding the Covid-19 epidemic featured Deana Potza from the Health Inspectorate and Marjan Maček, the head of the Financial Control Sector at the Financial Administration (FURS), while the current epidemiological situation in the country was presented by Maja Bratuša.

  • Minister Poklukar: The largest mobilisation of staff within the healthcare system in the history of independent Slovenia is now underway

    The Minister of Health, Janez Poklukar, and pediatrician Denis Baš took part in a press conference to provide a COVID-19 update.

  • 102nd regular session of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia

    At its 102nd meeting, the Government adopted an amendment to the Ordinance determining the conditions of entry into the Republic of Slovenia and the Decision on the use of Civil Protection personnel for the care of patients in health or social care institutions. It also adopted the proposal of the Act amending the Act amending the Identity Card Act and took note of a proposal to introduce the photograph capture for the issue of an identity document by the competent authority.

  • Lockdown only avoidable if we fully comply with measures

    Today's press conference to give a COVID-19 update was presented by State Secretary at the Minister of Economic Development and Technology, Simon Zajc, the State Secretary at the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, Damir Orehovec, and the State Secretary at the Ministry of Health, Franc Vindišar, who explained the new government ordinance, which sets out measures to enable the economy and society to function in the current serious epidemiological situation. The ordinance is in force as of 8 November.