Current situation in Bratislava in relation to novel coronavirus and COVID-19 disease

24.4.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 204. There are 1360 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

23.4.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 198. There are 1325 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

22.4.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 198 and the number of cured persons in the capital city has risen to 37. There are 1244 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

21.4.2020 Out of today's 26 cases, there is not even one inhabitant of Bratislava. There are 1199 confirmed cases of infection, 14 deaths and 258 cured people in Slovakia. 

20.4.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 195. There are 1173 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

19.4.2020 There are 213 cured people in Slovakia and 11 deaths. The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 193. There are 1161 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

18.4.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 191. There are 1089 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

17.4.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 187. There are 1049 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

16.4.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 177. There are 977 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

15.4.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 173. There are 863 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

14.4.2020 There are 107 cured people in Slovakia. The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 169. There are 835 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

13.4.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 165. There are 769 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

12.4.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 163. There are 742 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

11.4.2020 There are 23 cured people in Slovakia. The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 162. There are 728 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

10.4.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 158. There are 715 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

9.4.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 155. There are 701 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

8.4.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 153. There are 682 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

7.4.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 135. There are 581 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

7.4.2020 Easter measures: The government has decided to extend the state of emergency by restricting freedom of movement by a curfew. Valid from midnight 8 April to 13 April 23:59.

6.4.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 131. There are 534 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

4.4.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 128. There are 471 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

3.4.2020 There are 8 cured persons in Slovakia. The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 127. There are 450 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

2.4.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 125. There are 426 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

1.4.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 122. There are 400 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

31.3.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 106. There are 363 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

30.3.2020 Bratislava´s municipal waste management company OLO will open the Collecting Yard in Stará Ivanská from Wednesday, April 1st 2020.

30.3.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 100. There are 336 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

29.3.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 93. There are 314 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

28.3.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 89. There are 292 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

27.3.2020 There are 2 cured persons in Slovakia. The total number of infected persons in Bratislava is 87. There are 269 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

26.3.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 76. There are 226 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

25.3.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 75. There are 216 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

24.3.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 72. There are 204 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

23.3.2020 The Bratislava Public Transport Company temporarily terminates the operation of tram line 7 until further notice.

22.3.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 66. There are 185 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

21.3.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 64. There are 178 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

20.3.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 44. There are 137 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

19.3.2020 The City of Bratislava suspended work on the reconstruction of Dubravsko - Karloveska radial road.

19.3.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 42. There are 123 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

18.3.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 37. There are 105 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

17.3.2020 The total number of infected persons in Bratislava has risen to 32. There are 97 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

17.3.2020 City Forests in Bratislava closed playgrounds on Partizánska meadow, Kamzík and Pekná cesta.

16.3.2020 Bratislava postpones all tenders (including tenders for directors of city organizations) until further notice.

16.3.2020 As of March 16, 2020, entering public transport vehicles without wearing a mask, scarf, kerchief or any other adequate alternative for covering mouth and nose is forbidden. City’s Public transport starts to operate according to the school holiday timetable.

16.3.2020 As of today, March 16, 2020, Slovak state hospitals are performing under the state of national emergency. The national emergency has been declared by the Government of the Slovak Republic as a preventive measure in order to enable transfer of personnel, materials and techniques. Under the conditions of national emergency, the medical personnel is thus not enabled for refusal of coming to work and joining a strike.

16.3.2020 As of today, March 16, 2020, entering public transport vehicles without wearing a mask, scarf, kerchief or any other adequate alternative for covering mouth and nose is forbidden.

15.3.2020 There are 5 new confirmed cases of infection in Bratislava. The total number of infected persons in Capital of Slovakia has risen to 27. There are 61 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

14.3.2020 There are 7 new confirmed cases of infection in Bratislava. The total number of infected persons in Capital of Slovakia has risen to 22. There are 44 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

13.3.2020 The Bratislava Transport Company suspends the operation of the international bus line 801 from Bratislava to Rajka (Hungary) until further notice.

13.3.2020 The total number of infected persons in Capital of Slovakia has risen to 15. There are 32 confirmed cases of infection in Slovakia.

12.3.2020 There are 7 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in Bratislava. The total number of infected inhabitants of the capital has risen to 12. Slovakia has 21 confirmed cases of coronavirus infection.

12.3.2020 The Bratislava Transport Company restricts entering and exiting the public transport vehicles through the front door. The front parts of the vehicles are separated by tape.

12.3.2020 Slovakia declared a state of emergency.

11.3.2020 There are 3 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in Bratislava. The total number of infected people in the capital thus increased to 5.

11.3.2020 Bratislava´s municipal waste management company OLO closes the customer cen-ter and the waste-collection yard on Ivánska Street until further notice.

11.3.2020 Office Hours of the Department of Local Taxes, Fees and Licenses (including the Mail Registry) are cancelled until further notice.

11.3.2020 The Slovakia´s Chief Hygienist ordered the closure of the Miletičova market.

11.3.2020 Marianum, funeral services of City of Bratislava, limits the number of persons al-lowed to participate at the funeral ceremonies up to 10 at the most. It also closed its adminis-trative offices. The measures shall apply until March 23, 2020.

10.3.2020 On March 11, 2020 will be cancelled the office hours of the Department of Local Taxes, Fees and Licenses in Petržalka. Only the Mail Registry will be open.

10.3.2020 The Bratislava Water Company will restrict the operation of its customer centers throughout the region from tomorrow. The services will be provided electronically.

10.3.2020 Slovak Bishops´ Conference announced the suspension of the public masses throughout the Slovak Republic by March 23, 2020.

10.3.2020 From Tuesday, March 10 the Public Transport Company Bratislava is canceling the operation of bus lines 131 and 184 as well as school lines. The line 31 will operate in school holiday mode.

9.3.2020 Pavol Ország Hviezdoslav City Theater cancels all shows until March 23, 2020 in an effort to reduce the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus.

9.3.2020 As a COVID-19 preventive measure, the City of Bratislava has closed the following institutions and centers until further notice: Bratislava City Museum, Bratislava City Gallery, Bratislava City Library, Bratislava City Archives Reading Room, ZOO Bratislava and sport and recreation facilities of city contributory organization STaRZ (Pasienky Swimming Center, Pasienky Fitness Center, Delfín Sauna, Rosnička Sauna, Ice arena and Sports hall Harmin-cova, Ondrej Nepela Arena and FIT STARZ). Simultaneously, all the ice hockey, figure skat-ing and swimming trainings of the respective clubs are cancelled.

9.3.2020 In order to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the City of Bratislava closes kindergartens, schools, art schools and leisure-time centers for the duration of 5 days.

9.3.2020 The University of Economics in Bratislava and the Slovak Medical University suspend classes until March 21, 2020. The classes at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava are suspended until March 14, 2020.

8.3.2020 As of Monday, March 9, 2020, new measures dedicated to limitation of direct contact between employees and clients of the Client Center of the New Town Hall as well as of the Department of local taxes, fees and licenses on Blagoevova Street in Petržalka will enter into force. Concerning the New Town Hall, the only offices open to the public are the Mail Registry (standard office hours) and the Cash Desk (daily from 8.00 AM to 12.00 PM). The First Con-tact Office will be closed for the duration of the next week. With regard to the Department of local taxes, fees and licenses in Petržalka, entry to tax administrator offices is not allowed. Citizens are encouraged to forward their queries to the Mail Registry where they will be ena-bled to solve all necessary issues.

8.3.2020 The ZOO Bratislava has temporarily closed the Primates Pavilion for visitors as a preventive measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

8.3.2020 Mother Alexia Elementary School (Old Town) suspends the classes from March 9 - 13, 2020.

8.3.2020 Elementary School on Hlboká Street (Old Town) will be closed from March 9 – 18, 2020 due to direct contact of some of its students with infected people.

8.3.2020 All the on-campus classes of the two biggest universities in Slovakia, namely the Comenius University in Bratislava (UK) and the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (STU) are cancelled until March 21, 2020.

8.3.2020 The City of Bratislava in cooperation with Bratislava Boroughs has decided not to proceed with large-scale shut down of school facilities yet (elementary schools and kinder-gartens). Closed status maintain those schools only, where the suspicion over direct contact of some of the students with infected people arose.

8.3.2020 The Bratislava Self-Governing Region suspends classes at all secondary-level schools in Bratislava Region over coronavirus concerns from March 9 – 13, 2020.

8.3.2020 The Bratislava Self-Governing Region has issued the suspension of classes at the Specialized Secondary Pedagogical School on Bullova Street in Bratislava until March 15. 2020 due to high number of students coming from the Malacky District where the first case of the novel coronavirus has been confirmed.

7.3.2020 At the University Hospital Bratislava, three persons are hospitalized with confirmed infection of a novel coronavirus. They are family members from village in Zahorie, who were transferred to the Bratislava hospital.

7.3.2020 The Cambridge International School on Uprkova Street will be preventively closed until March 22, 2020, due to the confirmed presence of a novel coronavirus in a family of attending children. The school asks the parents to follow the instructions of the Public Health Authority of the Slovak Republic (RUVZ) – i.e. to monitor their health, to contact their doctor by phone in case of symptoms, to stay at home isolation, to refrain from social contacts, travel and work activities except the work at home isolation.

6.3.2020 The Capital City recommends not to organize any new public events and to cancel all planned municipal public events which expect higher participation of public or attendance of seniors. At the same time, we encourage all organizers of public events to consider possi-ble cancellation or postponement of their events. Although the spread of the virus in Brati-slava has not yet been confirmed, experts consider this phase to be the moment when we can restrain the spread of the virus the best, by preventive measures.

6.3.2020 The person, diagnosed with coronavirus, has been neither living nor working in Bra-tislava. The man has been living in a small village in Zahorie.

6.3.2020 The Secondary School of Mass Media and Information Studies on Kadnarova Street in Bratislava will be preventively closed until March 15, 2020. One of the students might have been in contact with a person infected by a novel coronavirus. Based on the test results, the school together with Bratislava Self-Governing Region and regional chief hygienist will decide about the further steps. At the same time, all school trips outside the territory of the Slovak Republic will be banned.

6.3.2020 The first confirmed case of coronavirus in Slovakia. The infected person is a 52-year old man living close to Bratislava. He is hospitalized at the University Hospital Bratislava.

5.3.2020 The classes at the Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University in Bratislava, have been suspended due to coronavirus suspicion.

5.3.2020 The case of COVID-19 disease has not yet been confirmed in Bratislava.

5.3.2020 The Public Health Authority issued a call to all residential social care facilities to ensure a ban on the personal contacts of its clients with public. The ban should be imple-mented by 6 March 2020 at the latest. The facility may, in justified exceptional cases, allow individual visits by persons who do not show any signs of disease and are wearing a protec-tive mask.

5.3.2020 Public transport drivers will automatically open all doors at the stops to reduce the need of passengers to come into contact with surfaces in the public transport vehicles. It is still necessary to send a signal to the driver at the request stops.

4.3.2020 Secondary Vocational School at Fajnorovo nábrežie will be closed preventively, be-cause of suspicion, that one of its students could have been in contact with a person infected by coronavirus during his stay abroad. Test results will be known within 48 hours. Based on the test results, the next steps will be decided.

3.3.2020 The City of Bratislava recommended to school founders and schools not to organise any school trips or mass events and also not to attend any mass events.

3.3.2020 The City of Bratislava recommended to founders of facilities for seniors to cancel visiting hours and mass events for seniors.

28.2.2020 The City of Bratislava released an order for the security council to stand by with its activation upon instruction of permanent security council established at national level.

28.2.2020 All Municipal organisations were asked to provide update of crisis management within their organisation immediately.

28.2.2020 We issued a directive to buy sanitary products and disinfectants for employees who are in direct contact with citizens (public transport drivers, officers of first contact with

citizens, municipality police employees, etc.). This measure will be also applied in social fa-cilities under the founding competence of the City of Bratislava (facilities for seniors, shelter homes for homeless, etc.).

28.2.2020 The City of Bratislava is ready to adopt a special regime and to adjust opening hours and visiting hours of these facilities. The same applies in other public facilities, such as sports areas or cultural and event facilities.

28.2.2020 The City of Bratislava issued a directive for complete disinfection of all public transport vehicles.