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Coronavirus case count up for the 5th day running

Ljubljana – A total of 31 people tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday, the fifth straight day that the daily case count was up compared with the same day a week ago.

Data released by the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ) show that 647 PCR tests were conducted yesterday, for a test positivity rate of 4.8%, in addition to 8,713 rapid antigen tests.

HealthMin Mihaila: I have proposed coalition partners a series of measures to speed up vaccination campaign

The Minister of Health, Ioana Mihaila, on Tuesday stated that she proposed, during the meeting of the governing coalition, a series of measures to speed up the anti-COVID vaccination campaign, among which she proposed a reward for those who get the vaccine and also restrictions for the unvaccinated, mandatory testing of unvaccinated medical staff and limited access during the weekends to non-es

INSP: Five deaths recorded in persons confirmed to have SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant, all unvaccinated

The National Institute of Public Health (INSP) on Tuesday informs that, as of July 25, 1,860 cases of infections with variants of the SARS-CoV-2 that are more worrying have been confirmed, of which 1,699 were cases of infections with the Alpha variant, 11 with Beta, 23 with Gamma and 127 with Delta.

Friday case count rises week-on-week

Ljubljana – Slovenia reported 93 new coronavirus infections for Friday in what is another daily case count increase in weekly comparison after two days of a downward trend in infections. The 7-day average case count is up by four to 63 and the cumulative 14-day incidence per 100,000 residents rose by one to 39, fresh official data show.

Certificate checking mandatory as of today

Ljubljana – Organisers of public events and gatherings must check visitors’ Covid certificates as of Friday under a regulation that the government put in place yesterday. A mobile app has been released, for now only for devices running Google’s Android operating system. A version for Apple devices is expected within two weeks.

Slovenia reports 58 new Covid cases for Thursday

Ljubljana – Slovenia’s daily coronavirus count has dropped for the second straight day week-on-week as the country logged 58 new cases for Thursday, official figures show.

According to data released by the National Institute of Public Health, 1,641 PCR tests were performed yesterday, for a positivity rate of 3.5%, and 24,646 rapid antigen tests.

Daily coronavirus count passes 100

Ljubljana – Slovenia reported 111 coronavirus cases for Tuesday, the highest daily figure since mid-June, with the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ) estimating there are now 838 active cases in the country.

The rolling 7-day average of new daily cases has increased by four from the day earlier to 58 and the cumulative 14-day incidence per 100,000 residents rose by two to 39.

Covid certificate app finally available

Ljubljana – The national app for the Covid-19 digital certificate has been published in the Apple and Google application stores almost three weeks after the EU-wide digital Covid certificate scheme entered into effect. Almost 12,000 users have activated the app so far, the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ) said on Tuesday.

One-month high of 88 new coronavirus cases confirmed on Monday

Ljubljana – Slovenia confirmed 88 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, the highest daily figure since mid-June. The positivity rate jumped to 5.1%, show data by the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ).

A total of 1,734 PCR tests were performed along with almost 28,000 rapid antigen tests, which are double-checked with PCR tests if they are positive.