Health Board: Eleven new coronavirus cases diagnosed

Social distancing sign in Ülemiste Keskus shopping mall in Tallinn.
Social distancing sign in Ülemiste Keskus shopping mall in Tallinn. Source: Anna Aurelia Minev/ERR

Eleven new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Estonia in the last 24 hours and 10 were reported in Harju County, the Health Board said on Wednesday.

Between 7 .am. June 9 and 7 a.m. June 10, a total of 1,157 new tests were analyzed across Estonia. Of these, 1 percent returned a positive result.

Ten positive test results were diagnosed in Harju County, eight of those in Tallinn, and one in Ida-Viru County.

The cases in Harju County are mostly within the same family or have been spread at work. In two cases, the site of infection is currently unknown. The case in Ida-Viru County is a family outbreak where 12 people are now infected.

As of Wednesday morning, 15 people in Estonia are being treated in hospital due to the coronavirus, one more than yesterday. No patients are using ventilators.

There were no new deaths during the day. A total of 69 people have died of coronavirus in Estonia.

The total number of cases diagnosed in Estonia is now 1,958 and 92,886 primary tests have been carried out.

There are thought to be approximately 118 active cases.

Yesterday, the Health Board announced seven new cases had been diagnosed in the previous 24 hours. 

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