The Slovenia Times

Over two-month low in Covid cases confirmed on Sunday


Ljubljana - A total of 656 coronavirus test samples returned positive in Slovenia on Sunday for the lowest daily figure since mid-December after another two-month low in coronavirus cases was confirmed the day before, show fresh official data.

The number of Covid hospitalisations continued to decrease steadily with 385 patients being treated for Covid as their main condition, down by six from yesterday. 91 need intensive care, down by three.

The total of patients in hospitals who are infected with Covid, including those who have contracted the virus but are treated primarily for other conditions, dropped to 602. Another 15 people with Covid died, government data show.

The 14-day case notification rate has further dropped to 1,928, down by some 140 on the day before, and the seven-day average of new daily cases has fallen by nearly 200 to 1,751, according to data by the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ).

The NIJZ estimates that there are currently just over 40,000 active cases in Slovenia.


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