Slovenia’s Covid-19 death toll passes 3,000

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By: P.T., STA

Slovenia’s total of deaths among Covid-19 patients since the start of the pandemic has passed 3,000 after a further 24 died on Sunday.

Another 426 people tested positive from 1,720 PCR and 480 antigen tests, as the PCR test positivity rate dropped for the fifth day. Covid-19 hospitalisations rose to 1,205 with 196 patients in intensive care. Slovenia has confirmed over 139,700 infections and 3,022 deaths, show data from the Covid-19 tracker site and National Institute of Public Health. On Tuesday, the first shipment of the vaccine developed by US biotechnology company Moderna, although only 1,200 vials, is expected to arrive in Slovenia.