The Slovenia Times

Week-on-week climb in Covid-19 cases continues


Ljubljana - A total of 2,182 people tested positive for coronavirus in Slovenia on Tuesday, an increase of 19% from the same day a week ago, but down by 30% from the previous day, official data shows.

With the new cases up on the week before for the fifth consecutive day, the 7-day average is now at 1,791, up by 49 from the previous day.

However, the 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 was still down by a further eight to 1,171, shows data by the National Institute of Public Health.

An estimated 24,732 people are actively infected.

Overall hospitalisations due to Covid-19 fell by six from yesterday to 263 this morning but ICU cases were up by two to 76, government data shows.

Eight patients died yesterday after testing positive for coronavirus.

The latest infections were picked from 1,415 PCR tests and 9,395 rapid antigen tests.


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