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U.S. Embassy Security / Health Alert: Covid-19 update (May 8, 2020)
May 8, 2020

Dear American Citizen in Slovenia:


  • Location:  Ljubljana –  Republic Square
  • Event: Today, 8 May at 1900, there is a planned protest outside the Slovenian Parliament building.  While most demonstrations in Slovenia are peaceful, there will be increased police presence in this area.
  • Actions to Take:  Be vigilant near crowded public venues.

Quarantine restrictions 

  • Residents of Slovenia (including American citizens) are not permitted to take pleasure day/overnight trips to neighboring countries.  Those crossing the border without prior authorization could face fines between 400 and 4,000 euros upon re-entry to Slovenia.

Medical situation in Slovenia (as of 8 May):

  • Yesterday there was one additional confirmed case, for a cumulative total of 1,450.
  • There was one additional fatality yesterday, bringing the total to 100.
  • The number who are currently hospitalized decreased to 47 persons, of whom 12 are in intensive care

For additional information, see our Covid-19 page.