A combined 2,975 tests for the novel coronavirus were performed in Slovenia on Saturday to result in 537 new confirmed infections, the government said.
Of the 2,140 PCR tests, 503 came back positive for a positivity rate of 23.5%, down three percentage points compared to Friday. Only 34 out of the 835 rapid antigen tests were positive, the rate dropping slightly compared to Friday to 4.1%. The number of hospitalised patients was up by 20 to 1,149, of whom 190 required intensive care, two fewer than the day before. A total of 36 patients were discharged from hospital on Saturday. A total of 31 Covid-19 patients died yesterday to bring the total death toll to 3,360.