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Social distancing sign on Angel's Bridge in Tartu.
Social distancing sign on Angel's Bridge in Tartu. Source: Helen Wright / ERR

Seven new cases of coronavirus were diagnosed in the last 24 hours, the Health Board said on Thursday. In total, 955 tests were analyzed and 0.7 percent were positive.

 Five of the tests were recorded in Harju County, and three of those in Tallinn, one in Ida-Viru County and one in Rapla County. 

The case in Ida-Viru County is connected to a case where 13 people living in three counties have become infected through contact.

The cases in Harju and Rapla counties were related to work or family but two have an unknown source of infection.

As of Thursday morning, 14 people in Estonia need hospital treatment due to the coronavirus, there are no patients using ventilators. To date, 355 people have been discharged from hospital

No new deaths occurred during the day. In total, the coronavirus has claimed the lives of 69 people in Estonia.

A total of 93,838 primary tests have been carried out so far and 1,965 or 2.1 percent have tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

 

To see more data visit koroonakaart.

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Editor: Helen Wright

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