Day brings 192 coronavirus diagnoses

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Hand sanitizer, masks and microphones on a table.
Hand sanitizer, masks and microphones on a table. Source: Siim Lõvi /ERR

The last 24 hours brought 192 new cases of COVID-19, the Health Board said Sunday. A total of 2,119 tests were administered, with 9.1 percent coming back positive. Two people died of the coronavirus in the last day.

Data from the population register suggests 90 new cases were diagnosed in Harju County.

Ida-Viru County got 69 and Pärnu County seven new patients. Hiiumaa saw five cases of the virus, Tartu and Järva counties four, Lääne County and Saaremaa two and Jõgeva, Lääne-Viru, Põlva, Rapla, Viljandi and Võru counties a single case.

Three people who tested positive did not have a registered place of residence in Estonia.

The 14-day case rate per 100,000 people now stands at 129, with 6.5 percent of tests coming back positive.

As of the morning of Sunday, November 8, 55 patients are being treated in hospitals four of whom are on assisted breathing.

Northern Estonia has 21 active outbreaks, with the Health Board's northern arm monitoring close to 7,000 people of whom 993 have taken ill. Eastern Estonia has nine outbreaks, with 2,100 people monitored of whom 32 have taken ill. There are three active outbreaks in Western Estonia and one in Southern Estonia.

Two people, an 87-year-old woman and 75-year-old woman died of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. Coronavirus casualties total 75.

Hospitals opened 19 new coronavirus cases, while 583 COVID-19 cases involving 568 people have been closed in all.

As of November 8, 4,193 people have recovered, with cases of 3,046 (72.6 percent) people closed, while 1,147 people (27.4 percent) have gone 28 days without testing positive and are not being treated in hospital.

Estonia has administered a total of 279,000 initial tests 2.2 percent of which (6,125) have been positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19. More accurate coronavirus statistics is available here.


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