The Slovenia Times

New coronavirus cases up 53% week-on-week, hospitalisations down


Ljubljana - A total of 1,661 new cases of coronavirus infection were reported in Slovenia for Friday, an increase of 53% on the week before, show the data by the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ). The positivity rate of PCR tests was 39%, up by 13 percentage points week-on-week. Hospitalisations were meanwhile down, and there were six Covid-19 deaths.

According to the NIJZ, the 14-day case notification rate per 100,000 people was up by 17 to 844 and the rolling seven-day average of new daily cases increased by 81 to 1,458.

The estimated number of active cases has been increasing as well, rising by 374 to 17,884 today, the NIJZ said.

Hospitalisations were meanwhile down, as the number of patients in ordinary Covid-19 wards decreased by 19 to 534, and the number of patients in intensive care units dropped by five to 174, the government said.

There were also six Covid-19 deaths yesterday.


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