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Slovenia: Covid certificate mandatory from today

Exemptions for transit, lorry drivers, owners of land, minors

15 July, 12:04
(ANSA) - BELGRADE, JUL 15 - Slovenia has tighten the rules for entering the country from abroad, imposing to passengers to have a Covid certificate regardless from where they arrive, the Slovenian news agency STA reports today.

The certificate should show that travelers have had a negative PCR test within the last 72 hours or a negative rapid antigen within the last 48 hours, a proof of vaccination or that they have recovered from Covid. The EU's green digital certificate and certificates of third countries are accepted, the agency STA informed, recalling that Slovenia recognizes not only EU approved vaccines such as Pfizer/BioNtech, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Janssen, but also the Russian vaccine Sputnik V and the Chinese Sinovac and Sinopharm.

Passengers in transit, lorry drivers, owners of land on both sides of the border and accompanied minors under 15 are exempted from the new rules.

Currently, there are no police checks at the borders with Austria, Italy and Hungary, but only on the Schengen border with Croatia, STA wrote. (ANSA).

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