Daily count of coronavirus cases reaches new high

Ljubljana, 3 November - The daily number of new coronavirus cases recorded on Tuesday was the highest since the start of the epidemic, as 3,456 of 7,722 PCR tests came back positive or almost 45%. The estimated number of active infections in the country is at 29,354, according to data by the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ).

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The seven-day average of new daily cases increased by 46 on the day before to 2,223 as the 14-day incidence per 100,000 people rose by 62 to 1,391.

So far, the highest daily count of new cases was recorded on 5 January, when 3,428 people tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, according to NIJZ data.

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