This summary provides STA:
A record number of Covid weekend cases were confirmed on Saturday
LJUBLJANA – A total of 6,012 people tested positive for coronavirus in Slovenia on Saturday, a record daily number confirmed over the weekend since the start of the pandemic, new government data show. The number of hospitalizations this morning was 549, and the day before 35 more. The total number of ICU cases remained at 156. One Covid-19 patient died yesterday.
Baerbock is celebrating 30 years since the German recognition of Slovenia
LJUBLJANA / BERLIN, Germany – German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said on the 30th anniversary of Germany’s recognition of Slovenia’s independence on Saturday that this jubilee of German-Slovenian relations is an incentive “to continue to consistently defend European interests and values and shape our future in the EU.” together and in a positive way, “reads the press release of the German Embassy in Ljubljana.
Slovenia and Croatia are expected to conclude an agreement on fishing in the Piran Bay
LJUBLJANA / ZAGREB, Croatia – Croatian media report that Slovenia and Croatia have reached an agreement according to which Slovenian fishermen could fish in the Piran Bay in Croatian territorial waters all the way to Umag, and Croatian fishermen in Slovenian waters all the way to Koper. Slovenia has neither confirmed nor denied these reports.
Reputable politicians are receiving a threat, the report said
LJUBLJANA – Many high-ranking politicians, mostly from the ruling Democratic Party (SDS), have received threatening letters, including Finance Minister Andrej Sircelj, according to media reports. In the post, they received a letter with the caption “We know where you live” and with a drawing of a gallows and a ball. Some of them have already reported the incident to police.
Maribor bomb from the Second World War deactivated
MARIBOR – Authorities successfully neutralized an unexploded World War II air bomb found in Maribor earlier this week. Part of Slovenia’s second largest city had to be evacuated by around 1.30pm, when sirens signaled the end of the danger. Today’s deactivation involved around 150 members of various teams in the field of civil protection, rescue and security, according to the Maribor Civil Protection.