Health Board: 272 hospitalized patients, 1,228 new cases, two deaths
As of Wednesday morning, 272 patients are being treated in hospitals across Estonia and 1,228 new cases were recorded in the last day, data from the Health Board shows. Of the hospitalized patients, 213 (67.4 percent) are unvaccinated and 103 (32.6 percent) are vaccinated.
In total, 7,314 tests were analyzed with the positive share at 16.8 percent. Of the new cases, 810 (65.9 percent) were unvaccinated and 418 (34.1 percent) had finished the vaccination process.
In total, 767,092 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Estonia, with 722,459 of them having already received their second dose. 1,991 vaccine doses were administered since Tuesday morning.
Estonia's rate of infections per 100,000 inhabitants over the past 14 days now stands at 930.42, data from the Health Board shows.
There were two deaths, involving a 70- year old woman and an 81-year old woman. Both people were vaccinated. The coronavirus has claimed the lives of 1,404 people in Estonia in total.
316 people receiving treatment in hospital, 33 in intensive care
As of Wednesday morning, 316 people are receiving treatment in hospital with 18 under assisted breathing. There are 29 patients in intensive care.
A total of 7,314 primary coronavirus tests were carried out over the past 24 hours with 1,228 returning positive and 6,086 negative – a positive rate of 16.8 percent.
There have been 1,997,363 tests conducted in total since the start of March last year, with 167,828 total cases of COVID-19 diagnosed.
150,814 people are considered to have recovered from the novel coronavirus in Estonia with 48,209 (32.0 percent) at least 28 days removed from their last positive test. 102,605 of the total recoveries are closed cases but have not yet had 28 days since their last positive test.
For more data visit koroonakaart, which offers detailed data in Estonian, English and Russian.
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Editor: Kristjan Kallaste