As of Friday morning, 313 coronavirus patients are being treated in hospitals across Estonia and 636 new cases were recorded in the last day, data from the Health Board shows. There were eight deaths.
There are 259 patients hospitalized in Estonia for a serious case of the coronavirus, of which 187 (72 percent) are unvaccinated and 72 (28 percent) are vaccinated. A total of 313 hospitalized patients have been diagnosed with the coronavirus, 54 are being treated for other illnesses. There are 39 patients in intensive care, 25 patients are under ventilators.
In total, 6,052 tests were analyzed with the positive test share at 10.5 percent. Of the new cases, 418 (65.7 percent) were unvaccinated and 218 (34.3 percent) had finished the vaccination process.
In total, 825,171 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Estonia, with 784,519 of them having already received their second dose.
6,595 vaccine doses were administered since Thursday morning. There have been 163,892 booster doses administered in Estonia. 59 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 750.65, data from the Health Board shows.
There were eight deaths (six unvaccinated), involving a 59-year old man, a 67-year old man, a 72-year old woman, a 74-year old man, a 78-year old woman, an 84-year old woman, an 85-year old man and an 87-year old man. The coronavirus has claimed the lives of 1,781 people 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.
Editor: Kristjan Kallaste