The Slovenia Times

Epidemic continues to ebb in Slovenia


Ljubljana - Slovenia confirmed 1,784 new coronavirus infections on Friday in what is the second day in a row that the figure dropped below 2,000 for the first time since early January. The total of active cases has fallen below 50,000.

Hospitalisations kept decreasing with government data showing 418 patients were treated for Covid as their main condition in hospitals this morning, down by nearly 30 on the day before. A total of 93 needed intensive care, down by seven.

The total of patients in hospitals who are infected with Covid, including those who have contracted the virus but are treated for other conditions, dropped by 73 to 622. Another 13 people with Covid died.

The 14-day incidence per 100,000 people and the seven-day average of new cases continued to steadily decrease - the former dropped by 265 to 2,230 and the latter by 277 to 2,144, shows data by the National Institute of Public Health.

The number of currently active cases decreased by some 5,500 to 47,062.


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