The Slovenia Times

Slight weekly drop in new coronavirus cases recorded


Ljubljana - Out of 10,046 PCR tests performed in Slovenia on Tuesday, 4,276 returned positive, which is a drop of 4.5% on a weekly basis, according to the data from the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ). The positivity rate was down on a daily basis by 6.6 percentage points to 42.6%. Another 19 people died of Covid-19, the government reported.

The seven-day average of new cases in the country dropped by 59 to 3,225, while the 14-day incidence per 100,000 population increased by 39 to 2,193.

The NIJZ estimates there are currently 46,243 active infections in the country.

The number of hospitalised Covid-19 patients continues to grow, as it increased by 21 to 1,095, including 251 in intensive care units, 15 more than the day before, government data show.

On a weekly basis, the total number of hospitalisations was up by 206, and the number of ICU patients was up by 60.


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