The Slovenia Times

104 coronavirus cases confirmed Wednesday, one Covid-19 death


A total of 62 persons were in Slovenian hospitals yesterday for Covid-19, 11 of them requiring intensive care. One person was discharged from hospital, the government said on Twitter.

Among the newly confirmed infected persons, three are employees in care homes and eight are healthcare workers, while no new infections were confirmed among residents of care homes.

According to the tracker site, the number of total confirmed cases has exceeded 4,000, and the number of active cases has exceeded 1,000, standing at 1,026.

This is the first time that the number of active cases has cracked 1,000, while the peak number during the first wave was 609, recorded on 3 April. In the second wave, this number was exceeded on 9 September, the tracker site shows.

The municipality of Ljubljana accounts for the most of yesterday's cases (29), and there are currently 205 active cases in the capital.

Age-wise, most new infections (26) were recorded in the 35-44 age group, followed by the 45-54 age group (21), and the 25-34 age group (15).

A total of 191,413 tests for the novel coronavirus have been performed so far in Slovenia, the nation of two million people.


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