One-month high of 88 new coronavirus cases confirmed on Monday

Ljubljana – Slovenia confirmed 88 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, the highest daily figure since mid-June. The positivity rate jumped to 5.1%, show data by the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ).

A total of 1,734 PCR tests were performed along with almost 28,000 rapid antigen tests, which are double-checked with PCR tests if they are positive.

The 14-day incidence per 100,000 population is now 37, up one from the day before.

The NIJZ estimates there are now almost 800 active cases in the country.

The situation in hospitals improved slightly as 28 patients were hospitalised and nine were in intensive care this morning, down by two and one, respectively, over yesterday.

There were no new deaths reported.