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U.S. Embassy Health / Security Alert (November 4, 2020)
November 4, 2020

Dear American Citizen in Slovenia:

Covid-19: Services in Slovenia

  • The fall break for primary schools was extended by a week starting November 2.
  • Air France announced that it had suspended flights to Slovenia between 7 November and 16 December.

Medical situation in Slovenia (as of 4 November)

  • Since 28 October, there have been 11,200 additional confirmed Covid-19 cases (a small decrease compared to the number of new cases last week) and 169 additional deaths (vice 72 last week).  The numbers being tested have somewhat dropped. The positivity rate is 28.57%, up slightly from 28.48% last week.
  • On a rolling 14-day average, Slovenia has 1117 new cases per 100,000 citizens, the fourth highest rate in the EU.
  • Slovenia now has 23,417 active cases, compared to 18, 269 last week.  There are 979 persons hospitalized in the country (vice 612 last week).  There are currently 158 persons in intensive care (vice 99 last week), with 94 on ventilators (vice 57 last week).
  • Since the beginning of the epidemic, Slovenia has administered more than 380,000 tests, confirming 39, 408 infections and 441 fatalities.

For additional information, see our Covid-19 page.

Planned Demonstration

  • Location: Ljubljana – Republic square (downtown)
  • Event: On 5 November, around 1630, there is a planned demonstration against the Slovenian government.   While most demonstrations in Slovenia are peaceful, there will be increased police presence in this area.
  • Actions to Take: Be aware of your surroundings and mindful of current restrictions with regard to public gatherings.