The Slovenia Times

Week-on-week spike in Covid cases continues


Ljubljana - Slovenia reported 1,845 new coronavirus cases for Wednesday in what continues to be a week-on-week increase, show data released by the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ). The test positivity rate stood at 27.8%, up from 20.1% a week ago.

The 14-day incidence per 100,000 residents increased by 42 to 706, and the rolling seven-day average of new daily cases was up by 108 to 1,306.

Hospital figures remain broadly flat. There were 421 patients with Covid-19 in hospital this morning, of which 120 in intensive care.

Seven patients with Covid-19 died, the government said on Twitter.

There are currently some 14,900 active cases in the country, according to the NIJZ. Since the start of the pandemic, Slovenia has confirmed 314,162 infections.


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