143 new cases of coronavirus confirmed as hospital numbers surge

Ljubljana – Slovenia confirmed 143 cases of coronavirus on Sunday, a quarter more than in the week before, as 16% of all PCR tests came back positive and hospitals continued to fill up amidst an exponential growth in new cases.

There were 141 patients with Covid-19 in hospital this morning, up by twelve, whereas the number of ICU cases rose by four to 27, show data by the tracker Covid-19 Sledilnik.

The rolling 14-day average of cases per 100,000 population rose by four to 241 and the number of active cases is estimated at 5,156, according to the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ).