Out of the 2,785 PCR tests performed in Slovenia on Saturday, 382 or 13.7% came back positive.
The number of hospitalisation rose above 500 again to 510, with 89 patients in intensive care. 17 people left the hospital and three people died, government data show. On Friday, the number of patients hospitalised with Covid-19 dropped below 500 for the first time in months, which is one of the three conditions for the country to move to a lower, yellow tier of restrictions. The 7-day average of new cases dropped further on Saturday, from 776 to 766, but still remains well above 600, beyond which tier yellow begins under the government exist strategy. The third criteria is having fewer than 500 new daily infections.