Week-on-week decline in coronavirus cases, positivity rate up

Ljubljana – A week-on-week drop in coronavirus cases was recorded on Friday as 993 cases were confirmed in almost 5,000 tests for a positivity rate of 19.9%, almost two percentage points more than a week before. Both the seven-day average and the 14-day incidence per 100,000 people were down.

The government reported that hospitalisations were up by seven to 426 Covid-19 patients today, of whom 118 require intensive care, six more than yesterday. Five Covid-19 patients died yesterday.

The seven-day rolling average is down by two to 867, while the 14-day incidence per 100,000 people dropped by 12 to 584.

According to the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ), there are currently 12,373 active cases in Slovenia, which is 255 fewer than a day before.

A total of 1,007,609 people in Slovenia have been fully vaccinated for Covid-19, which is 48% of the entire population. The vaccination rate for adults is 57% and for persons aged 50 or older is 69%.