The Slovenia Times

Coronavirus case count keeps falling


Ljubljana - Another 1,124 people tested positive for coronavirus in Slovenia on Wednesday, down 16.5% from the same day a week ago as well as 2.5% fewer than the day before. Ten more Covid-19 patients died, follows from official data.

Government data shows the number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals declined further to 624, including 203 in intensive care. This marks a decline of 25 and three, respectively, from yesterday.

With ten more deaths yesterday, the death toll from Covid-19 has increased to 5,958, according to data released by the Health Ministry.

The National Institute of Public Health estimates 16,700 people are still actively infected in the country, down 556 from the estimate on the previous day.

The 7-day average of new daily cases fell to 1,114, down 31 from the day before, and the cumulative 14-day incidence per 100,000 people is at 791, down by 27.

Of the 4,929 PCR tests performed yesterday, almost 23% were positive.

Vaccination data shows only boosters take-up is proceeding apace with 426,527 now getting additional shots.

Meanwhile, 1,245,897 have got their first jab and 1,183,969 have been fully vaccinated, representing 56% and 59% of the population, respectively.


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