Week-on-week decrease in Covid cases back for second day in row

Ljubljana – A total of 191 persons tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday in 1,354 PCR tests in what is the second day in a row that the week-on-week decrease in daily case count is back following a short upward curve. Another five Covid-19 patients died, show fresh government data.

The positivity rate stood at 14.1% on Sunday, down slightly from 14.6% on the same day a week ago. In addition, 6,418 rapid tests were also performed with all the positives there re-examined with PRC tests.

Hospitalisation totalled 643 this morning, up by 13 on the day before, and the number of ICU cases increased by one to 158. A total of 23 persons were discharged from hospital.

The rolling 7-day average stood at 682, down by six, whereas the cumulative 14-day incidence per 100,000 residents fell by five to 489.

According to national tracker site Covid-19 Sledilnik, there are currently some 10,360 active cases in the country.