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COVID-19 Update

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic the Slovenian Embassy in Washington, Consulate General of Slovenia in Cleveland, as well as our visa application centers, will not accept any visa applications until further notice.

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12 March Summary: Slovenia Declares Coronavirus Epidemic

lovenia declared a coronavirus epidemic on Thursday as the number of cases continued to surge with 96 persons confirmed to have fallen ill, almost double the number from the day before. A number of measures were taken to contain the spreading, from school closures to cancellations of virtually all public events, with additional measures announced.

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Slovenia Closes Border with Italy

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Prime Minister Marjan Šarec has announced he has ordered the closure of the border with Italy. The measure, which Šarec said was modeled on Austria's, does not apply for cargo transport. In a statement, he said that the number of corona-virus cases had risen by another three to reach 34 this afternoon.

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