317 coronavirus cases recorded on Saturday for 18.5% positivity rate

Ljubljana, 5 September – Slovenia recorded 317 new coronavirus cases on Saturday for a positivity rate of 18.5%, down from 19.8% a day earlier and from 19.6% a week ago, data released by the National Institute of Public Heath (NIJZ) on Sunday shows.

The new daily count brings the country’s rolling 7-day average to 536, up 5 from Friday, and the cumulative 14-day incidence per 100,000 residents to 317, up by 3.

The estimated number of active cases rose by 73 to 6,755, NIJZ says on its website.

The number of Covid-19 hospitalisations rose by 20 to 209 this morning, with 42 in intensive care, down from 44 yesterday, according to the Covid tracker site Sledilnik.

According to NIJZ data, 47.2% of Slovenia’s population have received one shot of a coronavirus vaccine while 43.4% have been fully vaccinated.