Health Board: 315 hospitalized patients, 5,145 new cases, 5 deaths

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As of Tuesday morning, 315 patients are being treated for coronavirus in Estonia's hospitals and another record number of cases was set.

Of those in hospital, 221 people have a serious case of the virus and 77.8 percent - 172 patients - are not vaccinated. Estonia has approximately 750 beds available for coronavirus patients. Fifty-one new cases were opened overnight.

In total, 12,231 tests were analyzed and 5,145 were positive - a new record. The last new record - 5,040 - was set yesterday.

The average infection rate for the last seven days for every 100,000 members of the country's vaccinated population is 250.6, while for the unvaccinated population the figure is 416.8.

327 people received their first dose of a vaccine yesterday and 2,828 were administered in total. As of this morning, 366,749 individuals had received their additional or booster doses.

Of the total population in Estonia, 62.2 percent are fully vaccinated. 

Five people died during the last day and all were unvaccinated. They were aged 75, 77, 87, and 94. In total, 2,013 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus.

The 14-day infection rate is 3450.33 per 100,000 people.  

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.

Coronavirus data

You can find more data about coronavirus in Estonia on the Health Board's website or at koroonakaart. Both websites are in Estonian, Russian and English.


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