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Ljubljana – A total of 1,364 new coronavirus infections were confirmed in Slovenia on Tuesday, up 25% from a week earlier, while six patients with Covid-19 died, according to the latest data released on Wednesday.
The positivity rate was just over 20%, down from almost 25% a day earlier.
Ljubljana – The acquisition of the food delivery platform Ehrana is now finalised and all activities have been transferred to Glovo, the Spanish acquirer said. Glovo had announced in May that it would take over one of the largest home delivery providers in Slovenia, and the deal has now been completed.
Maribor/Novo Mesto – Maribor police detained a Moldovan man on Monday who was illegally transporting ten Bangladeshi nationals in his vehicle, while his accomplice, believed to be an Afghan national, is still on the run. On the same day, the Novo Mesto police arrested a man and a woman from Georgia that were illegally transporting seven migrants.
Ljubljana – The number of new coronavirus cases continues to rise in Slovenia, with 1,393 infections being detected on Monday, which is up 59% from a week ago and the highest daily figure since 7 April. There are now more than 10,640 active cases in the country, according to estimates by the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ). Three patients died.
Ljubljana – Another 282 people tested positive for coronavirus in Slovenia on Sunday, an increase of 20% from the same day a week ago, data from the National Institute of Pubic Health (NIJZ) shows. According to Covid tracker site, the number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals has passed 300 and one more patient has died.
Bled – The VZMD Slovenian association of small shareholders and Better Finance will organise an investment conference on Monday to discuss ways of encouraging small shareholders to invest more in the capital market. Around 100 representatives of decision-makers, regulators and shareholders are expected to attend.
Ljubljana – A total of 2,720 PCR tests were performed in Slovenia on Saturday to result in 559 new coronavirus cases, for a positivity rate of 20.6% or 0.8 of a percentage point more than the day before, the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ) reported. Hospitalisations were up, including for patients in intensive care.
Žužemberk – The coalition New Slovenia (NSi) held its annual informal gathering in Žužemberk on Sunday, with its president Matej Tonin saying that the key achievements of the government were the key achievements of the NSi ministers. He noted that it was not possible to build a stable government without cooperation in the centre and without the NSi.
Bologna – Slovenian President Borut Pahor addressed a meeting of the G20 Interfaith Forum (IF20) in Bologna on Sunday, saying that divisions, in particular political and ideological, were one of the societal wounds that need to be urgently healed. He also proposed a meeting of senior religious representatives in the Western Balkan region.