Health Board: Two new COVID-19 cases, two families under monitoring

Health Board infections laboratory, where coronavirus tests are conducted.
Health Board infections laboratory, where coronavirus tests are conducted. Source: Government Office.

Two cases of coronavirus were diagnosed in the last 24 hours and two families are being monitored, the Health Board said on Friday. The number of people being treated in hospital has also increased.

In total 445 tests were analyzed over the last day and two positive tests were recorded in Tallinn.

Two family units are being monitored by the Health Board. One of them in Tallinn with four people and the other in Narva-Jõesuu with six people, in both cases the virus was introduced from Russia. 

As of Friday morning, five people are being treated in hospital - an increase of two from yesterday. One patient is using a ventilator. There were no deaths in the last 24 hours.

As of today, 1,894 people have recovered. In total 2,013 cases of coronavirus have been diagnosed in Estonia since January.

On Wednesday and Thursday, eight cases were recorded each day.

See more data at koroonakaart.


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Editor: Helen Wright

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