STA, 16 October 2020 - Two more of Slovenia's 12 statistical regions, Pomurska and Podravska in the north-east, have turned from orange to red on the coronavirus incidence metre, which means that lockdown restriction apply in nine regions in total.
According to data by the National Institute for Public Health, the 14-day average incidence threshold of 140 Sars-CoV-2 cases per 100,000 population has been exceeded in Pomurska and Podravska.
The only regions still designated orange are Primorsko-Notranjska, Goriška and Obalno-Kraška in the west and south-west of the country.
Red-region residents are not allowed to leave their region, although a number of exceptions apply. A total ban on gatherings is in place, bars, restaurants and indoor sports facilities are closed, while hair and beauty salons may admit one client at a time.
More details about what red and orange regions can do are here