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Number of confirmed coronavirus cases rises again

Ljubljana, 5 May - The number of confirmed coronavirus cases rose by six to 1,445 on Monday after no new cases were recorded on Saturday and Sunday, when fewer testes were conducted. Yesterday, 1,338 people were tested. The number of hospitalised persons stood at 56.

Covid 19 testing.
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A total of 17 patients were treated in intensive care yesterday and one person died of Covid-19. Three people were released from hospital, putting the number of those released from hospital so far at 244.

Four of the six new positive cases were recorded at the Ljutomer care home, where 57 people were tested yesterday. One resident recovered.

So far, 1,445 people tested positive for coronavirus in Slovenia, 637 men and 808 women. 98 people died of the Covid-19 disease.

A total of 57,474 tests have been conducted so far.

© STA, 2020