As of Thursday morning, 227 coronavirus patients are being treated in hospitals across Estonia and 867 new cases were recorded in the last day, data from the Health Board shows. There were four deaths.
There are 177 patients hospitalized in Estonia for a serious case of the coronavirus, of which 144 (81.4 percent) are unvaccinated and 33 (18.6 percent) are vaccinated. A total of 227 hospitalized patients have been diagnosed with the coronavirus, 50 are being treated for other illnesses. There are 17 patients in intensive care, 14 patients are under ventilators.
In total, 8,129 tests were analyzed with the positive test share at 10.7 percent. Of the 867 new cases, 398 (54.9 percent) were unvaccinated and 327 (45.1 percent) had finished the vaccination process.
In total, 839,095 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Estonia, with 812,680 of them having already received their second dose.
8,151 vaccine doses were administered since Wednesday morning. There have been 267,877 booster doses administered in Estonia. 61.1 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 610.02, data from the Health Board shows.
There were four deaths, involving a 68-year old woman, an 86-year old woman, an 87-year old man and a 95-year old woman. The coronavirus has claimed the lives of 1,899 people in Estonia.
How can the spread of coronavirus be stopped?
- Keep your distance in public places.
- Wear a mask in crowded places.
- Wash your hands 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.
- You can also get vaccinated against coronavirus.
Editor: Kristjan Kallaste