The Slovenia Times

Covid cases continue to rise


Ljubljana - Slovenia confirmed 1,108 new coronavirus infections on Saturday, up by 18% on the same day a week ago, as cases have been waxing for the ninth day in a row.

A total of 172 patients were hospitalised due to Covid-19 this morning, including 64 in intensive care, down by 66 and five in daily comparison, respectively. Another six people with Covid died, according to government data.

The 7-day average of new cases increased by 25 to 1,974 and the 14-day notification rate per 100,000 people rose by nine to 1,208, shows data by the National Institute of Public Health.

There are now an estimated 25,656 actively infected people in Slovenia, up by 200 on the day before.

The latest infections were picked from 640 PCR tests and 5,090 rapid antigen tests.


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