Coronavirus update: 220 patients, 6,851 new cases, eight deaths

The vaccination booth at Freedom Square, Tallinn.
The vaccination booth at Freedom Square, Tallinn. Source: Siim Lõvi /ERR

There are 220 patients being treated for severe cases of coronavirus in Estonia's hospital on Thursday morning, data from the Health Board shows.

In total, there are 375 patients with coronavirus in hospital, but only 220 are being treated for COVID-19. The other patients tested positive but are being treated for other illnesses.

Of the patients with severe cases of coronavirus, 163 people - 74.1 percent - have not been vaccinated against the virus. Seventy-five new cases were opened.

There were eight deaths during the last day, six men and two women, between the ages of 58 and 84.

In total, 12,217 tests were analyzed and 6,851 new cases were confirmed. The positive share was 56.1 percent.

The seven-day average infection rate for vaccinated people is 379.8 per 100,000 people, compared to 597.1 for non-vaccinated people.

175 people received their first dose of a vaccine yesterday and 2,308 were administered in total. As of this morning, 408,851 people had received their additional or booster doses.

Of the total population in Estonia, 62.5 percent are fully vaccinated. 

The 14-day infection rate is 5,989.7 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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Editor: Helen Wright

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