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New cases up slightly week-on-week, positivity rate at 44%

A total of 2,365 new cases of coronavirus were recorded in Slovenia on Saturday, which is a slight increase week-on-week, with the positivity rate standing at 44.3%, the National Institute for Public Health (NIJZ) announced.

The 7-day average of new cases was up by seven to 3,148, and the 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population increased by 34 to 2,003. The government reported that 990 people are currently treated in hospitals for Covid-19, nine more than yesterday, while 227 persons required intensive care, up by two on a daily basis, as the number of patients in intensive care units reached a new record since the start of the epidemic in March 2020. Another 21 Covid patients died on Saturday.


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