The Slovenia Times

New daily coronavirus infections down further


Ljubljana - The downward trend in new coronavirus cases continued in both weekly and daily comparisons in Slovenia on Thursday, with a total of 1,278 new cases detected. There are now an estimated 19,395 active cases in the country, according to the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ). Twelve Covid patients died on Thursday.

A total of 746 Covid patients are in hospital today, 30 fewer than the day before, including 237 in intensive care, which is the same number as yesterday.

The youngest patients in hospital and in intensive care are 28 years old, the government said on Twitter.

The number of deaths was up by four from the day before.

Both the 7-day average of new cases and the 14-day incidence per 100,000 population are down, by 5 to 1,253 and by 22 to 920, respectively, NIJZ data show.

The test positivity rate stood at some 25% yesterday, down about two percentage points from the day before.


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