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As of Monday morning a total of ninety-seven individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19
28.06.2022

As of Monday morning a total of ninety-seven individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19

Monday morning’s COVID-19 report is able to state that a total of ninety-seven individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19. Hospitals opened eighty new COVID-19 cases last week. The percentage of positive test results out of all tests increased by almost 15%. Hanna Sepp, head of the Health Board’s Department of Infectious Diseases, said that last week, 801 of the total number of 5,956 tests turned out to be positive, which is at a similar level with the same figure for last week. ‘However, it is important to keep in mind the fact that the number of tests and...
As of Monday morning a total of seventy-one individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19
21.06.2022

As of Monday morning a total of seventy-one individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19

Monday morning sees seventy-one patients requiring hospital treatment due to symptomatic COVID-19. Hospitals opened sixty-four new COVID-19 cases in week 24. The incidence of COVID-19 cases has remained stable over the past week in all age groups over the age of sixty. Hanna Sepp, head of the Health Board’s Department of Infectious Diseases, said that last week, a total of 822 of the overall number of 6,643 tests turned out to be positive. Amongst almost all age groups over the age of sixty, the incidence of COVID-19 cases has remained at a stable level when compared to last week’s...
As of Monday morning a total of fifty-nine individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19
14.06.2022

As of Monday morning a total of fifty-nine individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19

Monday morning’s COVID-19 report is able to state that a total of fifty-nine individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19, and the incidence of COVID-19 cases has increased amongst almost all age groups over the age of sixty. Hanna Sepp, head of the Health Board’s Department of Infectious Diseases, said that last week, 840 of the total number of 9,079 tests turned out to be positive. ‘Amongst almost all age groups over the age of sixty, the incidence of COVID-19 cases has increased,’ she explained, adding that the infection ‘R’ rate increased a little to exceed the...
Influenza blog, week 21: a total of ninety-six cases have been added of the influenza ‘A’ virus
03.06.2022

Influenza blog, week 21: a total of ninety-six cases have been added of the influenza ‘A’ virus

In week 21 (23-29 May), a total of 2,540 people got in touch with a doctor due to the presence of upper respiratory viral infections. In total, 40.1% of those patients were children. This is a 5% decrease on the figures for week 20. The number of influenza cases is dropping. In total, 96 influenza ‘A’ cases were confirmed last week through laboratory analyses, which is 34% less than the week before. The drop is partially related to an overall decrease in the number of new influenza cases, while also partially being due to changes in the testing strategy. The number of influenza-related...
The Health Board is ending the healthcare-related state of emergency
01.06.2022

The Health Board is ending the healthcare-related state of emergency

The current healthcare-related state of emergency is being brought to a close through a resolution which has been issued by the director-general of the Health Board. The acceptance that there remains the continued risk of a re-imposition of a state of emergency will remain in place. Birgit Lao, the Health Board’s director-general, signed a resolution which means that the level of preparedness which is required by healthcare service providers is being lowered as of 1 June. Instead of the previous level two state of preparedness for healthcare service providers, level one will now be applied...
As of Monday morning a total of ninety-four individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19
01.06.2022

As of Monday morning a total of ninety-four individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19

Monday morning’s COVID-19 report is able to state that a total of ninety-four individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19, and the incidence of COVID-19 cases has decreased by 15% amongst those who are over sixty years of age. Juta Varjas, chief specialist at the Health Board’s Department of Infectious Diseases, said that last week it was mainly people who belonged to a risk group who were being analysed on the basis of a referral from a family doctor, with 822 of the total number of 9,793 tests turning out to be positive. ‘Amongst the over-sixties age group...
Influenza blog, week 19: a total of 223 cases have been added of the influenza ‘A’ virus
19.05.2022

Influenza blog, week 19: a total of 223 cases have been added of the influenza ‘A’ virus

In week 19 (9-15 May), a total of 2,689 people got in touch with a doctor due to the presence of upper respiratory viral infections. In total, 35.6% of those patients were children. This is a 3% decrease on the figures for week 18. The number of influenza cases is dropping. In total, 223 influenza ‘A’ cases were confirmed by laboratory analyses last week, which is 32% less than the week before. The drop is partially related to an overall decrease in the number of new influenza cases, while also partially being due to changes in the testing strategy. The number of influenza-related...
As of Monday morning a total of 124 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19
17.05.2022

As of Monday morning a total of 124 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19

Monday morning’s COVID-19 report is able to state that a total of 124 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19, and the incidence of COVID-19 cases has decreased amongst those who are over sixty years of age. Hanna Sepp, head of the Health Board’s Department of Infectious Diseases, said that last week it was mainly people who belonged to a risk group who were being analysed on the basis of a referral from a family doctor, with 1,126 of the total number of 11,968 tests turning out to be positive. ‘Amongst the over-sixties age group, the incidence of COVID-19...
As of Monday morning, a total of 161 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19
10.05.2022

As of Monday morning, a total of 161 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19

Monday morning’s COVID-19 report is able to state that a total of 161 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19, and the incidence of COVID-19 cases among those over sixty years of age remains stable. Hanna Sepp, head of the Health Board’s Department of Infectious Diseases said that last week, it was mainly people who belonged to a risk group who were analysed on the basis of a referral from a family doctor, with 1,490 of the total number of 14,136 tests turning out to be positive. ‘Amongst the over-sixties age group the incidence of COVID-19 cases remains at a...
In total, 2,000 new COVID-19 cases were added last week, with 156 patients requiring hospital treatment
03.05.2022

In total, 2,000 new COVID-19 cases were added last week, with 156 patients requiring hospital treatment

  According to the Health Board, a little over 2,000 new COVID-19 cases were added last week, with 156 patients requiring hospital treatment as of Monday morning. According to Hanna Sepp, head of the Health Board’s Department of Concomitant Diseases, a total of 16,204 tests were analysed last week, of which 2,039 were positive. Compared to the week before, the number of registered infection cases has dropped by 26%. ‘The “R” number remains around 0.85. This week we can expect a little under 150 new cases each day,’ explained Sepp, adding that the risk level regarding the...

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