The Slovenia Times

Weekly drop in Covid infections continues


Ljubljana - Slovenia logged 1,687 new coronavirus infections for Wednesday as a week-on-week drop in cases continued, show fresh data by the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ). Nine Covid-related deaths were recorded, according to government data.

The rolling 7-day average dropped further to 1,566, down by 63 from the day before, and the cumulative 14-day incidence was also down by 46 to 1,185, according to the NIJZ.

The estimated number of active cases, 24,979, fell by nearly 1,000 compared to the day before.

Government data show that the number of persons hospitalised with Covid-19 stood at 948, down by 15 compared to the day before, of whom 248 were in intensive care, a daily drop of 10.

The youngest patient in hospital is 19 years old, while the youngest in intensive care is 28.

The test positivity rate stood at 28.4% yesterday.


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