Coronavirus update: 288 patients, 6,975 new cases, 6 deaths

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As of Saturday morning, 288 patients are being treated for severe cases of coronavirus in Estonia's hospitals, the Health Board said.

In total, there are 563 patients with coronavirus in hospital, but 288 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, 191 people - 66.3 percent - have not been vaccinated against the virus. Ninety-three new cases were opened, 41 with serious coronavirus cases.

The number of patients with severe cases was 298 on Monday.

Six people died during the last day aged between 67-98. So far, 2,152 people have died in Estonia after testing positive.

In total, 11,648 tests were analyzed and 6,975 new cases were confirmed. The positive share was 59.9 percent.

The seven-day average infection rate for vaccinated people is 344.1 per 100,000 people, compared to 519.2 for non-vaccinated people.

131 people received their first dose of a vaccine yesterday and 1,551 were administered in total. As of this morning, 424,581 people had received their additional or booster doses.

Of the total population in Estonia, 62.9 percent are fully vaccinated. 

The 14-day infection rate is 6,151.5 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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