Reuters has published a topic concerning “Slovenian government called an official end to its coronavirus epidemic, becoming the first European country to do so” on 15th of May 2020. Wrote by Marja Novak, The claim turns out to be true.
The Slovenian government late on Thursday called an official end to its coronavirus epidemic, becoming the first European country to do so, after authorities confirmed less than seven new coronavirus cases each day for the past two weeks.
To examine the statement we refer to the official central website of the state Slovenian administration GOV.SI, which mentioned:
“The spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in Slovenia is currently slowing down, so the Government on 15 May announced an end to the epidemic, which it declared on 12 March, based on an expert assessment by the National Institute of Public Health and provided for by the Communicable Diseases Act”.
Reuters statement has been also reported that:
“Slovenia has tamed the epidemic over the past two months… Today Slovenia has the best epidemiologic picture in Europe,” Prime Minister Janez Jansa told parliament earlier on Thursday.
Government said foreign citizens who show signs of coronavirus infection will still not be allowed to enter the country.
A quarantine of at least 14 days will remain in place for people from non-EU states, except for some exemptions including diplomats and people transporting cargo.
Citizens will still have to follow basic rules to prevent a possible spread of infection, the government said without elaborating.
The information provided by Reuters was announced by the Slovenian government in an official statement on May 15th 2020.
In addition, on May 14th 2020, the official Slovenian website has published Prime Minister’s Speech At Extraordinary Session of the National Assembly which he mentioned during it what Reuters editor Marja Novak, says in the statment “Today Slovenia has the best epidemiological picture in Europe”, according to solvanian prime minster.
To sum up, after examining statement -Slovenia calls an end to its coronavirus epidemic, relaxes some border controls- the topic is true.
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