Coronavirus cases ticking up again

Ljubljana – Slovenia logged 894 coronavirus cases for Monday in the second day the case count has been up week-on-week as pressure on hospitals has been somewhat relieved. Four Covid-19 patients died, government figures show.

A total of 4,024 PCR tests were performed yesterday, 22.2% of which came back positive, as 44,775 people were screened with rapid antigen tests.

Meanwhile, hospitalisations declined by 24 to 584 after 74 patients were discharged yesterday. So has the number of patients in intensive care units fallen by four to 143.

The 7-day average of new cases rose further to 675, from 661 the day before.

The cumulative 14-day incidence per 100,000 residents also rose, to 457 from 448 the day before.