The Slovenia Times

Daily coronavirus count persists at over 2,000


Ljubljana - Slovenia logged 2,402 new coronavirus cases for Wednesday, around 130 fewer than on Tuesday but around 350 more than on Wednesday last week, shows latest Health Ministry data. Three persons died, while there were no major changes in the number of Covid patients in hospitals.

The number of active cases is estimated at 23,421, up by 851 on the day before.

Hospital care due to Covid-19 was needed by 67 people, down 6 in a day, including six at intensive care units, flat on the day before.

The overall number of persons hospitalised either for Covid-19 or for some other condition but infected with coronavirus stood at 179.

According to the National Institute of Public Health, the 7-day average of new cases rose by 50 to 1,905 from the day before, and the 14-day incidence per 100,000 people by 41 to 1,111.

The Ljubljana Community Health Centre has meanwhile noticed more interest in booster shots as it started immunising people with the new Covid-19 vaccine adjusted to the original and Omicron variants this afternoon. It has enough vaccine and expects that around 150 people will be vaccinated today and tomorrow.

People can get a jab every Thursday between 12:30pm and 8pm and every Friday between 7am and 2pm at the unit in Metelkova Street 9. Those interested in getting a jab are advised to get registered on the health centre's website.


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