Morning Headlines for Slovenia: Monday 3 August, 2020

By , 03 Aug 2020, 04:19 AM News
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Slovenia records nine new coronavirus infections, one death

LJUBLJANA - Nine of the 374 coronavirus tests performed in Slovenia on Saturday have come back positive, the latest government data show. One Covid-19 fatality was reported for a death toll of 120. There were 22 persons in hospital, the same as the day before, while only two required intensive care, down from five. The number of active cases rose slightly, to 234 from 231 the day before, according to data collected by, a tracking website.

Bojan Kontič, prominent SocDem politician, dead at 59

VELENJE - Social democratic politician Bojan Kontič, who spent nearly a decade as mayor of Velenje and served as member both of the lower and upper chamber of parliament, died on Sunday aged 59. Kontič served three stints as MP between 1996 and 2008, during which time he was also deputy mayor of Velenje. Since 2010 he served as the mayor.

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