As of Tuesday morning, 238 coronavirus patients are being treated in hospitals across Estonia and 1,497 new cases were recorded in the last day, data from the Health Board shows. There was one death.
There are 158 patients hospitalized in Estonia for a serious case of the coronavirus, of which 128 (81 percent) are unvaccinated and 30 (19 percent) are vaccinated. A total of 238 hospitalized patients have been diagnosed with the coronavirus, 80 are being treated for other illnesses. There are 18 patients in intensive care, 15 patients are under ventilators.
In total, 10,040 tests were analyzed with the positive test share at 14.9 percent. The 7-day infection rate per 100,000 people is 62.7 among vaccinated people and 92.6 among unvaccinated people.
In total, 843,146 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Estonia, with 817,423 of them having already received their second dose.
3,670 vaccine doses were administered since Monday morning. There have been 294,862 booster doses administered in Estonia. 61.5 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 855.47, data from the Health Board shows.
There was one death, involving an unvaccinated 83-year old woman. The coronavirus has claimed the lives of 1,940 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.
- Vaccinations against the coronavirus are widely available.
Editor: Kristjan Kallaste