Six deaths and over 1,360 new Covid infections on Tuesday

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Ljubljana – A total of 1,364 new coronavirus infections were confirmed in Slovenia on Tuesday, up 25% from a week earlier, while six patients with Covid-19 died, according to the latest data released on Wednesday.

The positivity rate was just over 20%, down from almost 25% a day earlier.

The 7-day average of new cases rose to 953 and the 14-day incidence per 100,000 to 530, data from the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ) show.

The NIJZ estimates that there are now almost 11,240 active cases in the country.

Covid tracker site data puts the number of Covid deaths at six.

It says the number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals increased to 347 this morning, with 76 patients in intensive care, the same as yesterday.