Murska Sobota – Slovenian football champions Mura pulled out a goalless draw against Bulgaria’s Ludogorets in the first leg of the second round of qualifying for the UEFA Champions League at home last night, which means their potential promotion to the third round will be decided in the fixture in Bulgaria next Wednesday.
Ljubljana – A total of 3,030 PCR tests were conducted in Slovenia on Wednesday to confirm 195 coronavirus infections, a positivity rate of 6.4%, the government said on Thursday. 172 Covid-19 patients are in hospital today, including 49 in intensive care. One patient died.
Ljubljana- Slovenia formally remains in tier yellow of coronavirus restrictions, despite meeting the conditions for the green tier, where most restrictions would be lifted. The current regime will remain in place until 6 June, save for some changes to rules governing the convention industry, the government decided on Wednesday.
Ljubljana – Slovenia has a new concept of basic training for the Slovenian Armed Forces, designed as a single entry point for those interested in either voluntary or professional service. The wish is to attract new recruits by offering perks such as basic pay. Everyone under 30 is eligible for voluntary service.
Ljubljana – Voluntary trial mass testing will start in Slovenia today, with the Health Ministry giving the go ahead to 13 cities. In Ljubljana, it will take place in Congress Square, while exact locations in other municipalities are to be announced by local communities. Results of these rapid tests are now treated as equivalent to those produced by PCR tests.