The Slovenia Times

2,125 Covid infections confirmed Wednesday amid downward trend


Ljubljana - Slovenia logged another 2,125 coronavirus infections on Wednesday, a figure down by over 130 from Tuesday and by over 540 from a week ago, show the latest figures released by the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ) on Thursday. Government data meanwhile shows that 14 people died of Covid-19 yesterday, one fewer than a day earlier.

There are now 1,087 Covid patients in hospitals, down 14 from yesterday, of whom 280 are in intensive care, up by three. The youngest patient in regular units is 27 years old, as is the youngest patient in intensive care units.

NIJZ estimates that there are now 33,527 active infections in the country, a daily drop of 1,500.

The seven-day average decreased by 77 to 1,986 in a day and the 14-day incidence per 100,000 residents by 73 to 1,591.

The positivity rate of PCR tests rose to 34.1% from 32.4% on Tuesday, while recording a three percentage-point decrease from a week ago.

A total of 55% of the population has been fully immunised, with the share in adults (aged 18 or more) at 65%. Over 304,300 have already had a booster jab.


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