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Five new Covid-19 deaths yesterday, cases up by 28 to 1,248

Ljubljana, 15 April - The government reported on Wednesday that five more persons had died of Covid-19 yesterday to bring the overall death toll to 61. The number of persons infected with the new coronavirus is meanwhile up by 28 to 1,248.

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The number of new cases is up compared to Monday as the number of tests more than doubled to 1,168, bringing the total number of tests to 37,114.

While the daily numbers of fatalities and infected persons were up, the number of hospitalised patients dropped by seven to 96, and the number of intensive care cases was down by one to 34.

A total of 13 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospital yesterday, the figures released by the government on Twitter also show.

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