Coronavirus case count goes up week-on-week

Ljubljana – Slovenia logged 531 new coronavirus infections on Saturday as week-on-week increase in new daily cases continued, fresh official data show. Another five Covid-19 patients have died.

Figures released by the government show 428 Covid-19 patients were in hospital this morning, up by two on the day before, including 123 in intensive care, up by five.

The 7-day average of new cases increased by twelve to 879 and the cumulative 14-day incidence per 100,000 residents dropped by one to 583.

The test positivity rate yesterday was 21.8%, up from 19.2% in weekly comparison.

The latest Covid-related deaths put Slovenia’s death toll at 4,880, as it follows from a table released by the Health Ministry.

The National Institute of Public Health estimates there are now 12,358 active cases in the country, 15 fewer than the day before.