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Two deaths and 46 new Covid-19 cases confirmed on Saturday, putting totals at 11 and 730

Ljubljana, 29 March - Two more persons died in Slovenia as a result of Covid-19 on Saturday, putting the total number at 11. The number of confirmed cases rose by 46 to 730, with the increase comparing to 52 on Friday and 70 on Thursday.

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A total of 997 persons were tested on Saturday, down from 1,387 on Friday and 1,075 on Thursday. The total figure so far is 20,753.

The Health Ministry told the STA that one of two new deaths occurred at UKC Ljubljana hospital and one the Šmarje pri Jelšah nursing home, one of the hotspots of the epidemic in the country.

The number of hospitalised patients increased by 11 to 101 on Saturday, 23 of which need intensive care, the Government Communication Office said on Sunday.

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