No new cases of coronavirus diagnosed

Coronavirus testing sign.
Coronavirus testing sign. Source: ERR

Over the past 24 hours, 621 initial tests of the SARS-CoV-2 virus were analyzed in Estonia, there were no positive cases.

As of Sunday morning, 14 patients require hospitalization in Estonia due to the coronavirus, there are no patients on assisted breathing. The virus has claimed a total of 69 lives in Estonia.

By June 14, 357 persons have been discharged from hospital and 370 cases of the disease have been closed.

So far, 1,705 persons have recovered from the disease, 1,316 (77.2 percent) of cases have been closed and in the cases of 389 persons (22.8 percent), more than 28 days have passed from a positive test result without the person being hospitalized.

A total of over 95,000 initial tests have been carried out in Estonia, of which 1,973 or 2.1 percent have been positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus. More detailed statistics on coronavirus testing is available on the Health Board's website.

No new cases in Latvia either

No new cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in Latvia in the past 24 hours, the country's center for disease control said on Sunday, according to BNS.

The coronavirus has claimed a total of 28 lives in Latvia.

Over the past 24 hours, Latvia carried out 1,396 COVID-19 tests for a total of 127,450, of which 1,097 have been positive.

One COVID-19 patient was taken to hospital in Latvia, with the total number of hospitalized patients now at seven. One patient is in serious condition, while six are in moderately serious condition. Latvian hospitals have discharged a total of 170 patients.

Health Board: sick people need to stay home

The Health Board reminds everyone that even after the end of the emergency situation, vigilance towards COVID-19 as well as other infectious diseases should stay high: hand hygiene, social distancing and staying home when sick are still important measures to follow. The coronavirus is spread mainly from person-to-person, usually via close contact with an infected person. Close contact is seen as a situation where people are closer than two meters to each other for 15 minutes.

COVID-19 is a droplet infection caused by SARS-CoV-2 that spreads through sneezing and coughing from people to people and by way of contaminated surfaces and unwashed hands.


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Editor: Marcus Turovski

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