June 24, 2020 - According to the Slovenian News Agency (STA), the number of new COVID-19 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in Albania and Montenegro in the past 14 days has exceeded 10.
The Government of Slovenia will remove Montenegro and Luxembourg from the "green list" of COVID-19 safe countries from which it is possible to enter Slovenia without applying restrictive measures. At the same time, the government will add Albania and Portugal to the "red list" of countries from which entry into Slovenia implies a mandatory two-week quarantine, with some exceptions.
New restrictive measures for all four countries will be applied from tomorrow, Government spokesman Jelko Kacin told reporters after the government session, which was held after Slovenia recorded an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases imported from abroad, mostly from the former Yugoslavia, STA reports.
The "red list," expanded to include Albania and Portugal, refers to the countries that have registered more than 40 cases per day per 100,000 inhabitants in the past two weeks.
Seven new COVID-19 cases out of 1,222 tested have been recorded in Slovenia, the Slovenian government announced today.
After 13 positive COVID-19 cases recorded on Monday, which is a record number after April 24, the number of infected is in line with the number of newly infected in recent weeks, STA reports.
There were no new deaths the previous day, therefore the number of fatalities remains at 111.
The total number of people infected with the coronavirus is 1,541, with 95,387 people tested.