Coronavirus update: 305 patients, 3,514 new cases, 7 deaths
As of Tuesday morning, 305 patients are being treated for severe cases of coronavirus in Estonia's hospitals, the Health Board said.
In total, there are 519 patients with coronavirus in hospital, but only 305 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, 194 people - 63.6 percent - have not been vaccinated against the virus. Seventy-five new cases were opened, 39 with serious coronavirus cases.
The number of patients with severe cases was 277 on Monday.
Seven people died during the last day aged between 40 and 90. So far, 2,106 people have died in Estonia after testing positive.
In total, 6,934 tests were analyzed and 3,514 new cases were confirmed. The positive share was 50.7 percent.
The seven-day average infection rate for vaccinated people is 297.4 per 100,000 people, compared to 474.1 for non-vaccinated people.
Eighty-two people received their first dose of a vaccine yesterday and 962 were administered in total. As of this morning, 420,831 people had received their additional or booster doses.
Of the total population in Estonia, 62.8 percent are fully vaccinated.
The 14-day infection rate is 6,242.55 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