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Coronavirus case count up by nine, no new fatalities

Ljubljana, 21 April - Slovenia's official tally of coronavirus cases rose by nine on Monday, bringing the total number of cases so far confirmed to 1,344. No new fatalities have been reported, leaving the death toll unchanged at 77.

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A coronavirus test sample.
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Fresh data from the government show that 87 Covid-19 patients were in hospital on Monday, the lowest number since 24 March. Of those, 25 were treated in intensive care, the lowest figure since 29 March.

Four more people have been discharged from hospital, which means 197 Covid-19 patients have so far returned home from hospital.

A total of 1,174 tests were performed on Monday, more than twice as many as the day before. Hence the increase in the number of new cases compared to five on Sunday.

So far a total of 42,976 tests have been conducted in the country.

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