Police will strengthen border controls with 4 states: What do they want to shed light on?

Checks will be carried out mainly at exposed times and at times when the highest traffic intensity is expected on the basis of analyzes and statistics.

The police will strengthen border controls with the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Austria from Monday (February 15). TASR was informed about this by a spokesman for the Presidium of the Police Force, Michal Slivka, stating that it would not be a border check.

They will shine on the measures

Police officers will check the observance of quarantine measures and the fulfillment of conditions before entering the territory of Slovakia resulting from the valid decree of the Public Health Office of the Slovak Republic.

“We will perform inspections mainly at exposed times and at times when the highest traffic intensity is expected on the basis of analyzes and statistics. This is also in order for the Police Force to be able to use its forces and resources efficiently and effectively, also when carrying out inspections of compliance with quarantine measures inland. “ Slivka approached.

Small passages close

At the same time, he informed that at the border with the Czech Republic, the relevant road administrator will close small road crossings, namely Čadca – Milošová – Šance, Červený Kameň – Nedašova Lhota, Nová Bošáca – Březová and Skalica – Sudoměřice (old road). At the common borders with Poland, the relevant road administrators will close the road crossings Palota – Radoszyce, Nižná Polianka – Ožena, Kurov – Muszynka, Čirč – Leluchów, Lesnica – Szczawnica, Lysá nad Dunajcom – Niedzica, Tatranská Javorina – Lysa Poľana, Suchá Hora – Chochol Bobrov – Winiarczykówka, Novoť – Ujsoly.

“These are roads III. categories with the lowest traffic intensity, “ Slivka remarked. Other road crossings can be used as before, subject to quarantine measures. At the borders with Hungary and Austria, there is no change in open or closed road crossings, nor the time of their opening.

The police warn the public that, in connection with the measures taken, waiting times for entering Slovakia may increase. The new border regime will come into force on Wednesday, February 17, originally from Monday. Everyone who comes to Slovakia from abroad will be required to enter the 14-day quarantine. He can pass the RT-PCR test on the eighth day at the earliest. If it is negative, it will be possible to interrupt the quarantine. Exceptions will also apply. It will have, for example, so-called commuters who work in neighboring countries. However, they will need a negative test. The new regime is intended to prevent the spread of mutations in the new coronavirus.

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Source: TASR


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