He Slovak Prime Minister, Igor Matovic, has announced this Saturday that the test will be done coronavirus to the entire population for the next three weekends.
For it 5,997 will be installed test centers where there will be seven people taking samples In each one. Slovakia has a population of about 5.5 million people.
Testing will begin on next weekend in the districts from Tvrdosin, Namestovo, Dolny Kubi and Bardejov, the areas of the country with the highest incidence of the new disease. In the other districts the test will take place during the following two weekends.
These tests will be free and will be available to anyone who is in the country territory at the time of completion.
The administration State Material Reserves has commissioned 13 million antigen tests that give the result in about 15 minutes, although they are not as reliable as PCR tests.
Matovic has put his position at stake in this process and has so assured that he will resign if tests cannot be done in response to criticism from one of your coalition partners. Matovic governs for the anti-corruption and conservative party OLaNO (Gente Corriente) with the support of the far-right party Sme Rodina, the liberal SaS and the centrist Za Ludi.