As of Monday morning, 240 coronavirus patients are being treated in hospitals across Estonia and 301 new cases were recorded in the last day, data from the Health Board shows. There were two deaths.
There are 202 patients hospitalized in Estonia for a serious case of the coronavirus, of which 155 (76.7 percent) are unvaccinated and 47 (23.3 percent) are vaccinated. A total of 240 hospitalized patients have been diagnosed with the coronavirus, 38 are being treated for other illnesses. There are 29 patients in intensive care, 19 patients are under ventilators.
In total, 4,240 tests were analyzed with the positive test share at 7.1 percent. Of the 301 new cases, 206 (68.4 percent) were unvaccinated and 95 (31.6 percent) had finished the vaccination process.
In total, 830,815 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Estonia, with 793,696 of them having already received their second dose.
839 vaccine doses were administered since Sunday morning. There have been 195,451 booster doses administered in Estonia. 59.7 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 565.4, data from the Health Board shows.
There were two deaths, involving an 87-year old woman and a 98-year old woman. The coronavirus has claimed the lives of 1,825 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