Coronavirus death toll rises to 53, confirmed cases reach 1,205

Ljubljana, 12 April - The coronavirus death toll in Slovenia has reached 53 as three COVID-19 patients died on Saturday. The number of confirmed infections increased by 17 to 1,205, show the latest government data.

The Department of Infectious Diseases at the Ljubljana University Medical Centre (UKC) treating Covid-19 patients.
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A total of 572 tests were conducted yesterday, a figure which is significantly lower than the number of tests performed in previous days. So far, 34,851 tests have been performed.

The number of COVID-19 patients in hospital totalled 95 on Saturday, one more than on Friday. Meanwhile, 35 were in intensive care, two fewer than the day before.

So far, 150 persons have been released from hospital, two of them yesterday, said the Government Communication Office.

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