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Slovenia highlighted as coronavirus success story
The US news portal Vox has put Slovenia alongside Greece, Iceland, Jordan and Vietnam as overlooked success stories when it comes to fighting coronavirus outbreaks.
article, Vox noted that with nearly 1,500 confirmed coronavirus cases and 100 deaths as of May 5, Slovenia's "relatively small outbreak is impressive, considering Slovenia is a growing tourist destination that borders Italy, one of Europe's outbreak epicenters."
Antibody study shows one in thirty Slovenians exposed to coronavirus
This woould mean that about 2-4% of the population has gained immunity to Covid-19, show the results of the study released on Wednesday.
80% of victims older than 75
Figures released by the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ) show that
more than 80% of people who died of coronavirus in Slovenia were older than 75 years and almost 60% were older than 85.
Non-urgent health services resumed
Non-urgent health services have resumed. These include out-patient specialist and diagnostic services, rehabilitation and other non-emergency treatments for patients "with negative epidemic anamnesis who do not have symptoms of a respiratory infection and whose health condition could worsen should the health service be omitted or delayed".
Coronavirus posing risk of surge in domestic violence
The coronavirus crisis has raised fears about a
spike in domestic violence, which has been detected in many countries during the pandemic. The latest data from Slovenian police do not show a significant increase in such cases since lockdown was put in place, but activists as well as authorities warn that could be misleading.
Dozens of millions in coronavirus damage expected in Slovenian sports