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Turkey reports 864 new coronavirus cases, 2 more deaths

Turkey's confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 864 in the past 24 hours, and 2 more people have died, the Health Ministry announced on May 29.

The ministry's infographic said that some 1,107 patients recovered in the last 24 hours.

It also added that 129,961 tests were conducted over the past day.

Thursday’s coronavirus case count below 300

Ljubljana – A total of 294 people tested positive for coronavirus in Slovenia on Thursday, a drop of 29% from the figure reported a week ago. There were no fatalities, according to the Health Ministry. Thirty-three patients remain hospitalised for Covid-19 as their main condition, including two in intensive care.

Three Covid patients die

Ljubljana – The number of new coronavirus infections was down to 330 on Wednesday and the number of Covid patients in hospitals decreased by three to 31. Two are in intensive care, the same as yesterday. Three patients with Covid died. In total, 60 people in hospitals have Covid, meaning those with Covid as their main condition and those hospitalised for other reasons.

New coronavirus cases down daily, weekly

Ljubljana – A total of 393 coronavirus infections were confirmed in Slovenia on Tuesday, a drop of 46% from Monday and of 38% from a week ago. There were no deaths, fresh data shows. Health Ministry data shows there are currently 34 Covid-19 patients at regular Covid wards, down four from yesterday, and two in intensive care, three fewer.

UAE announces Gulf’s first known case of monkeypox

The United Arab Emirates became the first Gulf country to announce a case of monkeypox on Tuesday, insisting it was "fully prepared" to handle any outbreak.

The UAE is believed to be just the second Middle Eastern country after Israel to detect monkeypox, whose appearance in a number of countries has caused alarm after the coronavirus pandemic.

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