Health Board: Three new COVID-19 cases found in Estonia ({{contentCtrl.commentsTotal}})

Sign in Tallinn's Town Hall Square reminding people to continue keeping at least a two-meter distance.
Sign in Tallinn's Town Hall Square reminding people to continue keeping at least a two-meter distance. Source: Helen Wright/ERR

Three new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus were detected in Estonia in the past 24 hours, the Health Board said on Friday.

Two of the new cases were related to the same food company, Lunden Food OÜ in Harju County, which reported an outbreak last week.

Of these two, one was an employee at Lunden and the other contracted the virus from a family member who worked there.

Coronavirus breakdown as of June 19:

  • Three new cases was detected in the past 24 hours, two in Tallinn and one in Ida-Viru County,
  • 1,358 tests were conducted.
  • No deaths related to COVID-19 were reported.
  • 10 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19, one of whom is on a ventilator.
  • A total of 69 people have died from causes related to the virus to date, the last reported on June 2.
  • 365 people who contracted the virus and were hospitalized have been sent home from hospital, and 378 COVID-19 cases have been closed.
  • 1,755 people have recovered from the virus.
  • A total of 101,749 tests have been conducted since January 31, of which 1,979* (2 percent) have tested positive.

*While yesterday's total number of cases stood at 1,977, and three new cases were reported, one earlier positive result reported from Põlva County in statistics for June 16 has since been deleted from the record, meaning the net increase was only two in the past 24 hours.

More detailed information is here.

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