Daily coronavirus count down on week before for 10th day

Ljubljana – Slovenia logged 1,690 new coronavirus infections from 14,010 tests on Monday as the daily increase in cases fell on the week before for the tenth day running. Government data also show that 25 more Covid-19 patients died.

Government data show 5,306 PCR tests and 8,704 rapid antigen tests were performed yesterday, of which 22.8% and 5.5%, respectively, came back positive.

The number of cases confirmed is a decline of almost 11% on the figure a week ago, follows from the tracker site covid-19.sledilnik.org.

The number of patients hospitalised with Covid-19 dropped by 37 compared with the day before to 1,200 as 126 were discharged. Intensive care cases rose by three to 187.

According to the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ), the 7-day average of new daily cases has dropped to 1,327, which means one of the conditions under the government strategy to start easing restrictions has been met.

The other is hospitalisations, which need to fall below 1,200.
        
The 14-day incidence per 100,000 residents has fallen to 1,062.

Slovenia has so far reported 151,137 coronavirus cases with an estimated 22,500 still active infections, according to NIJZ.

A total of 3,231 patients with Covid-19 have lost their lives, according to the Covid-19 tracker site.