Coronavirus round-up: June 6-13

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The vaccination center at Mustamäe's Kaja Culture Center. Source: Priit Mürk/ERR

There were 380 cases of coronavirus diagnosed compared to 612 the week before. There were two deaths, the lowest for months.

ERR News has rounded up the most important news and data about the coronavirus in Estonia from the last week and put it in one place.

This round-up is usually published on Monday or Tuesday, because the results for Sunday of the previous week are released on Monday morning, only making it possible to analyze the previous week's results after the data has been reported.

You can find the following graphs below:

  • The total number of new cases diagnosed by week;
  • New cases by day for June 7-13;
  • New cases by county by week;
  • New cases compared with deaths and hospital releases;
  • Total number of positive and negative tests by week;
  • Deaths of covid-positive patients by week;
  • Number of coronavirus vaccine doses administered in Estonia by week.

The data has been taken from the Health Board and Koroonakaart.

In the graphs below, you can add or take away data from the graphs by clicking on the colored dots below. The data points are (mostly) dated with each Monday's date. 

By week: There were 380 cases diagnosed last week compared to 612 the week before. This is the first time there have been fewer than 600 cases since the end of October.

The 14-day infection rate was 69.4 per 100,000 inhabitants on Tuesday (June 15) compared to 106.4 a week earlier.

By day: The highest number of cases on a single day was 86 and the lowest was 28. There were fewer than 100 cases every day.

There were two deaths last week, the lowest number since the start of November.

By county: Cases fell in all counties and there were significant drops in Harju, Ida-Viru, Tartu and Lääne counties. The majority of counties recorded fewer than 50 cases last week.

Harju County's cases fell from 261 to 158, Ida-Viru County's from 113 to 71, Tartu County's from 34 to 15 and Pärnu County's from 45 to 24.

Võru, Saare and Lääne-Viru counties' cases stayed approximately the same at 17, five and nine, respectively.

In the graph below, you can add or take away data from the graph by clicking on the colored dots. 

Hospital releases: 64 people were released from hospital last week, compared to 71 the week before. The rate of admitted patients is falling and hospitals are starting to shut their coronavirus wards.

Positive and negative tests by week: There were 380 positive tests last week and 23,824 negatives which gives a total of 24,204.

The average positive share per day has fallen to 1.53 percent from 2.11 percent the week before.

Deaths: There were two deaths last week, compared to 12 the week before.

The total number of people who have died after being diagnosed with coronavirus in Estonia is 1,265, as of Tuesday (June 15).

Vaccinations: In total, 23,251 people were vaccinated with a first dose last week, data from the Health Board shows, almost 10,000 fewer than the week before. In total, 67,563 first and second doses were administered. At the moment, the majority of doses are second doses.

How can we stop coronavirus?

  • Stay at home if you have fallen ill;
  • Stay at least two meters away from other people;
  • Wear a mask in crowded places;
  • Wash your hands diligently;
  • Download the HOIA app onto your smartphone;
  • Get your information from reliable sources, such as kriis.ee, the Health Board or contact the free 1247 helpline.

Download HOIA

Estonia's coronavirus exposure notification app HOIA will alert you if you have been in close contact with someone who later tests positive for coronavirus.

Note to readers

Feedback is welcome, as are suggestions for data we can show or stories we can tell. Email: helen.wright@err.ee

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Editor: Helen Wright

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