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Image caption Roma communities in Slovakia face high levels of deprivation. Slovakia is to begin testing members of the Roma community for coronavirus on Friday. The government announced the measures on Monday, saying that around 1,500 Roma had returned to the sites from abroad. The testing will be carried out by military doctors until 9 April. Authorities have said that the communities could be subject to quarantine should the tests show that the virus is spreading. Prime Minister Igor Matovic denied on Wednesday that the decision was "a demonstration of power" against the marginalised community, according to the EU Observer website. "We just want to make use of doctors in uniform to star... Full story

3 April