The Slovenia Times

Covid case count up nearly 40% week-on-week


Ljubljana - A total of 763 people tested positive for coronavirus in Slovenia on Wednesday, up by 39% over the same day a week ago. There were no additional Covid deaths and hospitalisations remained stable, fresh official figures show.

The number of patients treated for Covid-19 as their main condition in hospitals totalled 39, including six who needed intensive care, which is a slight increase on the day before. Compared to the same day a week ago, hospitalisations were up by seven.

The 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 of the population has risen to 281, up by 21 from the day before and up by 83 week-on-week. The 7-day case average is at 511, up by as much as 179 in weekly comparison, shows data by the National Institute of Public Health.

There are currently nearly 6,000 active cases in the country, which compares to some 4,200 a week ago.


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