The Slovenia Times

No respite from Covid yet with over 1,800 cases on Sunday


Ljubljana - Slovenia saw another 1,815 people test positive for coronavirus on Sunday as cases kept climbing week-on-week and over half of the PCR tests came back positive. Official figures also show hospitalisations passing the one thousand mark and another eleven Covid-19 patients loosing their lives.

Data from the Health Ministry shows a total of 1,008 patients were hospitalised with Covid-19 this morning, including 229 in intensive care units.

The figures are up by 165 and 39, respectively, on the same day a week ago.

Eleven patients died yesterday for a total death toll of 5,240.

According to the National Institute of Public Health, the 7-day average of new cases has increased by 76 from the day before to 3,224, and the 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 people is up by 27 to 2,030.

An estimated 42,807 people are currently infected in the country.

As many as 53% of the PCR tests performed yesterday returned positive.


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