First European Country Officially Declares End of Coronavirus Epidemic

By Jacob Jarvis | Newsweek |

People relax on the outdoor terrace bars at the city center as Slovenia eases its lockdown. Luka Dakskobler/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty

Slovenia has become the first European nation to declare an end to its coronavirus epidemic and announced that all indicators point to a slowdown in the spread of COVID-19 throughout the country’s population.

Despite the announcement, many measures implemented to slow the virus from spreading will remain. Some of those restrictions will continue through the end of the month.

The nation also said it will open up certain land border crossings, allowing some European Union nationals to enter from neighboring countries.

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