The Slovenia Times

Weekend coronavirus tally tops 1,000


Ljubljana - Slovenia confirmed 1,073 new cases of coronavirus at the weekend, 14% more than the weekend before. Two patients infected with novel coronavirus have meanwhile died since Friday. The number of new cases identified with PCR and rapid antigen tests on Friday reached 1,876, 29% more than a week earlier.

There are currently 87 patients at regular Covid wards hospitalised with Covid as their primary condition, almost double the figure from a week ago, and another ten in intensive care, up by two, shows data by the Health Ministry.

The seven-day average of daily cases has increased by more than 260 to 1,493 from a week ago and the 14-day case notification rate by more than 215 to 910, according to the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ).

There are currently 19,269 infected persons in Slovenia, a daily rise of 216.


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