Health Ministry

Covid cases up by 40% at the weekend week-on-week

Ljubljana – The latest Covid-19 statistics show the number of cases steadily rising, as the number of new infections registered over the weekend increased by almost 40% on a weekly basis to 641, while overall hospitalisations have declined. There is a higher number of patients in intensive care, though, and three persons with Covid-19 have died since Friday.

Over 900 Covid-19 cases confirmed on Thursday

Ljubljana – Slovenia confirmed 909 new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, up more than 40% on the week before, as the growth seen over the past two weeks continued. The number of patients hospitalised with Covid as their primary condition decreased by one at ordinary care units to 28 and by three at intensive care units to eight, Health Ministry data shows.

Institute of Public Health now in charge of pandemic management

Ljubljana – A new advisory group for Covid-19 at the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ) has been formed, a move that Health Minister Danijel Bešič Loredan said meant the management of the pandemic has now been taken over by experts. The government will nevertheless be fully responsible for any measures taken.

Covid cases surging, hospital numbers remain low

Ljubljana – Slovenia continues to record an increase in coronavirus cases due to the rapid spread of the BA.4 and BA.5 sub-variants of the virus, but for now the situation in hospitals remains stable and health authorities say the situation is not alarming. New cases his a two-month high of 1,222 on Monday, up by more than 44% from the week before, show Health Ministry data.

Covid cases keep rising, but hospital figures low

Ljubljana – Slovenia is in the midst of a growing new wave of Covid with the latest statistics showing cases steadily rising, even as hospital figures continue to decline. A total of 461 cases were confirmed over the weekend, more than double the figure recorded last weekend. One person with Covid died, Health Ministry data show.

Covid case count up by 33% week-on-week

Ljubljana – Slovenia reported 838 new coronavirus infections for Monday, up by 33% in weekly comparison, in what continues to be a steady increase in Covid cases. The total of patients treated for Covid-19 as their main condition in hospitals is at 37, including five in intensive care, shows data by the Health Ministry. No Covid-related deaths were reported yesterday.

Coronavirus infections up over the weekend

Ljubljana – A total of 325 new coronavirus infections were confirmed in Slovenia over the weekend, which is a 56% increase over the weekend before. No Covid patient has dies since Friday, the Health Ministry said on Monday. According to the latest reports from hospitals, 36 Covid patients were at regular Covid wards and five in intensive care during the weekend.

Community foundations to choose own leaders, board members

Community foundations of the minorities in Türkiye will be able to select their own leaders and board members as a related regulation has gone into force on June 17 after a nine-year halt.

"The foundations will select their leaders until Dec. 31, 2022," the daily Milliyet reported on June 19.

Covid epidemic continues to grow

Ljubljana – Slovenia logged 466 coronavirus infections on Wednesday in what is a 41% week-on-week rise. Covid cases have been steadily rising in the country for nearly two weeks as the BA.5 Omicron subvariant has been spreading. Hospitalisations remain stable for now, and no new Covid-related deaths were reported.