The Slovenian government has declared an end to the epidemic of a coronavirus on May 14th 2020. Despite declaring an end to the epidemic, some measures such as mandatory wearing of face masks and hands disinfection, wide scale testing, contact tracing and bans on public gatherings will be maintained until further notice.
Public transport started running again and monthly tickets for the month of March are valid until the end of May 2020. Before boarding, it is mandatory to disinfect your hands and use a face mask.The number of seats is limited due to safety distance.
It is recommended to buy tickets online and check the timetables.
From 12th May passenger air transport from the EU and third countries is again allowed to international airports in Slovenia.
Schools and kindergartens will start on May 18th but only for a limited number of children and students.Medical and dental services have started to be provided. It is required to make an appointment by phone or e-mail and to wear protective face mask in waiting room.
State of the epidemic has been declared in Slovenia. Public life is limited. Groceries, pharmacies, gas stations, banks and post offices remain open. The ban on all social gatherings in public is in force.
Kindergartens, schools and universities are closed until further notice. Students are continuing their education from home through online learning.
Public transport is suspended. Taxis work, but cars have to be disinfected after every passenger. All flights to Ljubljana Airport are suspended.
Museums, galleries, bars, restaurants, and all other public establishments are closed. All public events are suspended.
The situation on the borders
Border with Italy: It is possible to enter Slovenia at 4 entry points (Škofije, Vrtojba, Fernetiči and Krvavi Potok) with passenger controls in place. All persons crossing the border must have the appropriate medical certificate (less than 3 days old). If one doesn’t have the document, he/she will still be allowed to enter the Republic of Slovenia if his/her body temperature is below 37.5 °C and they show no clear signs of upper respiratory tract infection (more information). This measure does not apply for Slovenian citizens and foreigners who have temporary or permanent residence in Slovenia.
Border with Austria: It is possible to enter Slovenia only at the following border crossings: Bonisdorf – Kuzma, Langegg – Jurij, Mureck – Trate, Radlpaß – Radelj, Sicheldorf – Gederovci, Spielfeld (Autobahn) – Šentilj (highway), Spielfeld (Bahnhof) – Šentilj (railway station), Spielfeld (Bundesstraße) – Šentilj (motorway), Bad Radkersburg – Gornja Radgona, Karawankentunnel (A11) – Karavanke (A2), Loibltunnel – Ljubelj, Wurzenpass – Korensko sedlo, Grablach – Holmec and Lavamünd – Vič. Health screenings of all passengers are in force. Anyone needs to show a less than 3 days old medical certificate of coronavirus negative test result to enter the country.
Border with Croatia: The border is closed for all passenger traffic.
Border with Hungary: The border is closed for all except Hungarian citizens.
Medical help and further information
In case you feel the symptoms of possible Covid-19 infection (coughing, fever, shortness of breath), call your personal physician. If this is not available, call 112 for further instructions.
Coronavirus call center with up-to-date information is available at 080 1404 (free of charge), operating daily between 8:00 and 20:00. The number is only accessible from the Slovenian phone networks.
National Institute of Public Health: +386 31 646 617 is operating daily between 9:00 and 17:00. It’s accessible from any phone network.
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