STA, 16 December - A total of 1,345 new coronavirus infections were reported in Slovenia for Wednesday, down by 20% week-on-week. The number of currently active cases has fallen below 20,000, show fresh official figures.
Hospitalisations continued to decrease as there were 776 patients in hospital this morning, down by 28 on the day before. The number of those in need of intensive care was up though - by six to 237, show government data.
According to an estimate by the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ), there are now 19,860 active cases in the country, down by 771 in a day.
Both the 7-day average of new cases and the 14-day incidence per 100,000 population keep steadily declining - the first has decreased by 49 to 1,258 and the latter by 37 to 942.
The test positivity rate stood at some 27% yesterday, a weekly drop of about one percentage point.