Epidemic, emergency law and closure of educational institutions in Slovenia

Slovenia officially announced the coronavirus epidemic. All educational institutions will be closed, and an emergency law will provide 80 percent of the pay for those waiting for work at home. President Borut Pahor urges citizens to strictly follow instructions and recommendations.

All educational institutions in Slovenia are being closed as of Monday, and an emergency law will provide 80 percent of the pay for those waiting for work at home due to a coronavirus, announced Marjan Šarec, PM running only the current affairs.

Slovenian President Borut Pahor urged the citizens to strictly comply with the instructions and recommendations of the competent authorities and services. He finds this a situation where we are even more dependent on each other, so we need to maintain and strengthen our sense of community.

He emphasized several times that we should help each other and reminded that as of today, all efforts of the state and society are being shifted toward managing the situation, and all the protection and rescue forces are activated. No one knows how long it will take us and the whole world to recover, he said. Even once we overcome the immediate danger of the virus, we will face its consequences, he warned.

According to the President, responsibility for oneself and a sense of community are now crucial.

 

Source: STA

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