One person dies from coronavirus-related causes, seven new cases

Coronavirus samples being tested in a lab.
Coronavirus samples being tested in a lab. Source: Ser Amantio di Nicolao/Wikimedia Commons

One person has died of causes related to COVID-19 coronavirus since Wednesday morning. Seven new cases of the virus have been identified over the same period.

A 63-year-old woman receiving treatment for coronavirus at Tartu University Hospital passed away.

Coronavirus facts as of May 6 (Source: Health Board):

  • 61 people require hospitalization as of Thursday morning, down from 67 in the previous 24 hours.
  • 4 of those hospitalized are currently on ventilators.
  • 7 new cases in past 24 hours.
  • Of the new cases, 6 were in Harju County and 1 in Võru County.
  • One death was reported, related to coronavirus, bringing the total number of people who have died as a result of the virus to 56.
  • 60,530 coronavirus tests have been conducted in Estonia since January 31, with  2.8 percent (1,720) testing positive.
  • 264 people with COVID-19 have been discharged from hospital to date. 273 cases have been closed. 
  • 1,583 tests were conducted in the past 24 hours, with 0.4 percent (seven cases) testing positive.



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