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COVID-19 blog, 1 July: twenty-one new positive test results have been added within the past 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen 2,846 tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to coronavirus, of which the results of only twenty-one (0.7%) of the initial tests were positive. A full 8,861 vaccine doses were also administered within the past 24 hours. In total, 559,904 individuals have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Estonia, and 442,656 individuals have received both doses. A total of 51.3% of the entire adult population has received at least one vaccine dose.

Based on the data in the population register, the highest number of new positive test results came from Harju County, where eight further individuals were found to have been infected. A total of six of the new cases in Harju County were from Tallinn.

A further three new positive coronavirus test results were each added from Rapla County and Ida-Viru County, with a further three from Pärnu County, and one each from Järva County, Põlva County, and Tartu County. No new cases were added from any of the remaining counties. On two occasions the places of residence of those individuals who tested positive were not specified in the population register.

The number of cases for every 100,000 people in the last fourteen days is 29.50, and 1.0% of all initial tests have been found to be positive.

Three new COVID-19 cases have been opened within the past 24 hours, and eighteen patients are being treated in hospital

As of the morning of 1 July, hospital treatment is being supplied to eighteen patients who have COVID-19. Six of those patients require intensive care, with four patients on a ventilator. Hospitals opened three new COVID-19 cases overall over the past 24 hours.

In total, 6.9% of all individuals who have tested positive have required hospital treatment. The average age of those patients who are being treated in hospital is 64. All told, twelve of those patients who require hospital treatment are over the age of sixty (66.0% of the overall figure).

No new coronavirus deaths were registered within the past 24 hours. Coronavirus has claimed the lives of 1,269 people in Estonia in total.

In total, 559,904 individuals have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Estonia

As of this morning, a total of 559,904 individuals have been vaccinated against COVID-19, of whom 117,248 individuals have received one dose, and 442,656 individuals have received both doses. Of that total, 8,861 vaccine doses were administered over the past 24 hours, and 956,029 vaccine doses have been administered overall.

Vaccination against COVID-19 is now available for anyone who is at least twelve years of age. Time slots for vaccination against COVID-19 can be booked via the eBooking system or by calling the central phone number (1247) between 08:00 and 20:00. New time slots are being added into the system based on the arrival of fresh vaccine deliveries.

If you experience any technical issues or have any questions about booking a vaccination time via the digital reception service, please contact TEHIK on 7 943 943 or by sending an email to abi@tehik.ee (every day between 07:00-22:00).

Further information can be found on the Health Board’s website: https://www.terviseamet.ee/et/koroonaviirus/koroonakaart

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