Covid figures remain modest

Ljubljana – Slovenia recorded 290 new coronavirus cases for Thursday, down 42 on Wednesday and 25 more than a week ago, show data by the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ). One person infected with the virus died.

According to the Health Ministry, 24 people were in hospital on Thursday due to Covid-19, three of which in intensive care.

The NIJZ estimates that there are currently 3,574 active cases in the country, up two on a day ago.

The 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 of the population has remained unchanged at 167 and the 7-day average of new cases rose by six to 267.