The Slovenia Times

Monday brings near ten-month high in Covid cases, positivity rate spike


Ljubljana - Slovenia logged 2,292 new coronavirus infections on Monday, the highest daily case total since early January. More than a third of all PCR tests came back positive. The estimate of active cases in the country has topped 20,000, according to the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ).

The seven-day average of new cases has risen by 88 to 1,810 on the day before and the 14-day incidence per 100,000 population has increased by 61 to 959, NIJZ data show.

The test positivity rate stood at 37.8% yesterday, up from some 34% on Sunday.

Hospitalisations topped 500 as the government said that 510 Covid-19 patients were in hospital this morning, 17 more than the day before, including 131 in intensive care, up by four. Both figures were the highest numbers since early May.

Another ten people with Covid died yesterday.

The NIJZ estimates that there are now 20,252 active cases in Slovenia, up by 1,805 on the day before.


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