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Positivity rate nears 40% as almost 3,000 new cases recorded

Health & Medicine

Ljubljana - Slovenia recorded 2,985 new coronavirus cases on Friday, the second highest daily figure in the current wave, as more than 39% of all PCR tests came back positive, show data by the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ).

Hospital numbers remained flat as 561 patients were hospitalised this morning, up by three, and the number of intensive care cases declined by two to 132.

Nine patients with Covid-19 died, the government said.

The latest figures bring the 14-day case notification rate per 100,000 population to 1,263, up by 73 from the day before.

The NIJZ estimates there are now over 26,600 active cases in the country.


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