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Slovakia Reports Biggest 1-Day Increase of 123 COVID-19 Cases

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Slovakia has registered the highest day-to-day increase of COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic.

Health Ministry figures show 123 were infected in the last 24 hours. The second highest number was 114 cases on April 15.

Overall, Slovakia has a relatively low number of infections. A total of 3,225 have tested positive for the virus while 33 have died.

Officials did not immediately offer an explanation for the jump in cases but they have been going up in neighboring countries, driven by returning vacationers and social events.

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