06 April 2020 – Slovakia Reports First Two Deaths of COVID-19

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Significant events; First cases or deaths
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Minister of Health

Overview: Slovakia Reports First Two Deaths of COVID-19
Full details here: https://newsnow.tasr.sk/featured/slovakia-reports-first-two-deaths-of-novel-coronavirus/

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Type of Justification: Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: The first case concerns a man who died earlier in Bojnice (Trencin region) after being released from hospital following several negative tests on the coronavirus. Nevertheless, one test was positive. Another patient, a woman, who died on Monday, was from a risk age group of 65+ and was treated in hospital with a lung ventilator. A total of 49 new cases of the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Slovakia on Sunday, increasing the total tally to 534.