According to preliminary indicators for August (as of August 18), we are currently at the level of approximately 238 thousand arrivals and 2,2 million overnight stays of Slovenes, of which 71,4 percent are realized in Istria, Kvarner and Lika. “We would like to point out that in these three counties a total of 10 cases of newly infected with COVID-19 were recorded in the past 24 hours. The perception of Croatia is extremely good for most Slovenian tourists, they feel safe in Croatia since they know it well and are the owners of many properties (more than 100.000)”Points out the Minister of Tourism and Sports, Nikolina Brnjac and adds that they are in constant contact with representatives of associations in the tourism system, in order to ensure full compliance with epidemiological measures in tourist facilities, as well as the possibility of introducing testing for foreign tourists in tourist facilities. Following the latest statements by the spokesman of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia for coronavirus, Jelko Kacin, we reject his allegations that the situation in Croatia is dramatic, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports announced. Photo: HRT Also, they point out that Slovenia is continuously at the very top of the market crucial for the overall result of Croatian tourism, which is illustrated by eVisitor indicators according to which in June 2020 we recorded approximately 207 thousand arrivals and 1,1 million overnight stays from the Slovenian market. we reached the level of approximately 382 thousand arrivals and 3,4 million overnight stays in July. “Croatia will continue to do everything in its power to ensure that the relevant foreign institutions have all the accurate and precise information on the basis of which they make decisions on the inclusion of countries on risk lists, ie on the lists of safe countries.”Concludes Brnjac.