Slovenia records 15% excess mortality rate in 2021

Ljubljana, 7 February - Slovenia recorded an excess mortality rate of 15% last year, when the Covid-19 epidemic was in full swing, the Statistics Office said on Monday. The worst month of 2021 was November, when 49% more people died than the average for the same period in 2015-2019.

Ĺ empeter pri Gorici.
Covid ward of the Ĺ empeter hospital.
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Scenes from UKC Maribor's ward which treats Covid-19 patients.
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