95 new coronavirus infections reported for Saturday

Ljubljana, 15 August – Out of 920 PCR tests performed on Saturday, 95 came back positive, the highest daily case count over weekends since 6 June, as the epidemiological situation kept deteriorating in Slovenia, show fresh official data. The 14-day incidence per 100,000 residents increased by one to 99.

The test positivity rate stood at 10.3%, up from 8.8% a week ago, and another 20,883 rapid antigen tests were also performed.

The 7-day average of new cases grew by three to 183, show data by the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ).

The number of active cases in the country rose by 36 to 2,150, according to the NIJZ.