PM’s soft spot for brides leads to a mass testing programme

Spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Trencianske Stankovce
A healthcare worker collects a swab sample from a person at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing site during a second round of mass nationwide testing, in Trencianske Stankovce, Slovakia November 7, 2020 Photo by RADOVAN STOKLASA / Reuters / Forum

Slovak authorities underestimated the second wave of the pandemic and walked straight into it, unprepared. This resulted in the implementation of the PM’s megalomaniac ambition of testing the country’s entire population.