Coronavirus update: 244 patients, 6,288 new cases, 10 deaths
There are 244 patients being treated for severe cases of coronavirus in Estonia's hospital on Tuesday morning, data from the Health Board shows.
In total, there are 406 patients with coronavirus in hospital, but only 244 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, 161 people - 83 percent - have not been vaccinated against the virus. Eighty-two new cases were opened, 55 with serious coronavirus cases.
Ten people died during the last day aged between 50 and 93. In total, 2,075 people have died in Estonia after testing positive.
In total, 10,934 tests were analyzed and 6,288 new cases were confirmed. The positive share was 57.5 percent.
The seven-day average infection rate for vaccinated people is 416.2 per 100,000 people, compared to 625.6 for non-vaccinated people.
150 people received their first dose of a vaccine yesterday and 1,402 were administered in total. As of this morning, 414,517 people had received their additional or booster doses.
Of the total population in Estonia, 62.6 percent are fully vaccinated.
The 14-day infection rate is 6,791.17 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.
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