Confirmed Covid-19 cases up by 13, no new deaths reported

Ljubljana, 23 April - Slovenia had 1,366 confirmed Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, up by 13 on the day before, with the number of fatalities unchanged at 79, shows the latest government data released on Thursday.

Slovenia to start random population testing for Covid-19 tomorrow.
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The figures indicate the coronavirus epidemic is tailing off, which is also evident from the number of people in hospital.

A total of 80 persons were in hospital for Covid-19, two fewer than the day before and significantly below the end-March peak of 119. Of these, 23 were in intensive care, down from 24.

Health authorities performed 1,268 coronavirus tests, for a total of 45,703 since the start of the crisis.

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