Over 23,000 coronavirus cases confirmed as rapid test results included in count

Ljubljana, 2 February - Slovenia confirmed 23,433 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday. While this is by far the largest figure since the start of the pandemic, it is to a large extent the result of a new rule where rapid tests are automatically added to the tally without being double-checked with the more precise PCR tests.

A PCR testing point at the Ljubljana Stožice Arena indoor car park.
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