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Slovenia sees new surge in coronavirus cases

Ljubljana, 2 October - Slovenia has passed a new record number of daily coronavirus cases as 238 tests came back positive on Thursday, with the total now exceeding 6,100 as the death toll increased by two to 154.

A sign pointing patients in the direction of coronavirus testing at the UKC Ljubljana hospital.
Photo: An┼że Malovrh/STA

Data released by the government show that 3,281 tests for Sars-CoV-2 were conducted yesterday, with calculations at the tracker site showing 7.25% of the tests were positive.

Hospitalisations remained stable at 86 after eight more Covid-19 patients were discharged home yesterday. Fifteen remain in intensive treatment units.

Of the 6,103 cases recorded in the country so far, 1,908 remain active, data at show.

© STA, 2020