COVID-19

More than 1,300 new coronavirus cases, seven Covid-19 deaths

Ljubljana – A total of 1,324 new coronavirus infections were confirmed in Slovenia on Wednesday in 6,703 PCR tests, with the positivity rate down slightly. Total hospitalisations were down, but there were more people in intensive care this morning than on the day before. Seven patients with Covid-19 died.

Six deaths and over 1,360 new Covid infections on Tuesday

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.

Gheorghita: In coming period, increase in SARS-CoV-2 infection cases to continue; 92 pct of deaths, in unvaccinated persons

The increase in the number of cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection will continue in the coming period, and over 92 pct of deaths were recorded in unvaccinated persons, announced, on Tuesday, the the president of Romania's National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV), military doctor Valeriu Gheorghita.

On the Verge of New Covid-19 Peak State Chief Health Inspector Set to Make Vaccination Mandarory for Health Workers

Bulgaria's Chief State Health Inspector Angel Kunchev on September 13 insisted on mandatory vaccination for medical and social workers,. According to him, this will not be a violation of human rights. However, the decision is made by the Minister of Health.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 1998 New Cases

1998 are the new cases of coronavirus infection in 24,787 tests performed the previous day, according to data from the Unified Information Portal at midnight.

4587 are hospitalized patients, 370 of them are in intensive care units. 139 people died during the past 24 hours, and 1,089 were cured. The vaccines given yesterday were 8050.

559 new coronavirus cases confirmed on Saturday

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.

GCS: 2,255 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections; more than 33,000 tests carried out in 24hrs

A number of 2,255 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in the past 24 hours, being performed over 33,000 tests, the Strategic Communication Group reported on Sunday. These are cases that have not previously had a positive test.

WHO: Mu Strain of Coronavirus Stirs Concerns

The European Medicines Agency said Thursday a coronavirus variant known as "Mu" could be cause for concern, although there is no data yet to show it will overtake the dominant Delta strain, AFP reported. Mu, which was first identified in Colombia in January and is known scientifically as B.1.621, was classified earlier this month as a "variant of interest" by the WHO.

Turkey plans to offer BioNTech booster shots starting November

Turkey is planning to offer a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines starting from October to people who have already had two shots of the jab.

The first doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech jab were administered in April and the second doses in June. According to plans under consideration, the third dose of the vaccine will start to be given in November.

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