Health Board: 376 hospitalized patients, 655 new cases, 9 deaths

Doctors were the first to be vaccinated for COVID-19 in Tallinn on December 27.
Doctors were the first to be vaccinated for COVID-19 in Tallinn on December 27. Source: Ken Mürk/ERR

As of Wednesday morning, 376 coronavirus patients are being treated in hospitals across Estonia and 655 new cases were recorded in the last day, data from the Health Board shows. There were nine deaths.

There are 304 patients hospitalized in Estonia for a serious case of the coronavirus, of which 224 (73.7 percent) are unvaccinated and 80 (26.3 percent) are vaccinated. A total of 376 hospitalized patients have been diagnosed with the coronavirus, 72 are being treated for other illnesses. There are 45 patients in intensive care, 23 patients are under ventilators.

In total, 6,261 tests were analyzed with the positive test share at 10.5 percent. Of the new cases, 438 (66.9 percent) were unvaccinated and 217 (33.1 percent) had finished the vaccination process.

In total, 823,675 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Estonia, with 782,595 of them having already received their second dose.

6,584 vaccine doses were administered since Tuesday morning. There have been 153,771 booster doses administered in Estonia. 58.8 percent of the Estonian population have completed their vaccination process.

Estonia's rate of infections per 100,000 inhabitants over the past 14 days now stands at 823,27, data from the Health Board shows.

There were nine deaths, involving a 41-yer old woman, a 59-year old woman, a 65-year old man, a 72-year old man, two 78-year old men, an 82-year old man, an 86-year old man and a 98-year old woman. The coronavirus has claimed the lives of 1,763 in Estonia.

How can the spread of coronavirus be stopped?

  • The most efficient measure is keeping your distance.
  • Wear a mask in crowded places.
  • Closed, crowded spaces should be avoided if possible.
  • Hands must be washed frequently with soap and warm water.
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you sneeze or cough.
  • If you develop symptoms stay at home and contact a family doctor.
  • Vaccinations against the coronavirus are widely available.

Coronavirus data

You can find more data about coronavirus in Estonia on the Health Board's website or at koroonakaart. Both websites are in Estonian, Russian and English.


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Editor: Kristjan Kallaste

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