As of Friday morning, 252 coronavirus patients are being treated in hospitals across Estonia and 507 new cases were recorded in the last day, data from the Health Board shows. There were two deaths.
There are 214 patients hospitalized in Estonia for a serious case of the coronavirus, of which 163 (76.2 percent) are unvaccinated and 51 (23.8 percent) are vaccinated. A total of 252 hospitalized patients have been diagnosed with the coronavirus, 38 are being treated for other illnesses. There are 34 patients in intensive care, 24 patients are under ventilators.
In total, 5,659 tests were analyzed with the positive test share at 9.0 percent. Of the 507 new cases, 341 (67.2 percent) were unvaccinated and 166 (36.8 percent) had finished the vaccination process.
In total, 829,499 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Estonia, with 791,085 of them having already received their second dose.
6,757 vaccine doses were administered since Thursday morning. There have been 188,695 booster doses administered in Estonia. 59.2 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 610.85, data from the Health Board shows.
There were two deaths, involving a 76-year old man and a 104-year old woman. The coronavirus has claimed the lives of 1,808 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