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COVID-19 blog, 17 June: forty new positive test results have been added within the past 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen 4,217 tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to coronavirus, of which the results of forty (0.9%) of the initial tests were positive. A full 13,250 vaccine doses were also administered within the past 24 hours. In total, 533,451 individuals have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Estonia, and 368,163 individuals have received both doses. A total of 49.2% 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 twelve further individuals were found to have been infected. A total of nine of the new cases in Harju County were from Tallinn.

A further seven new positive coronavirus test results were added from Ida-Viru County, six from Tartu County, four from Rapla County, three from Pärnu County, two from Võru County, and one each from Järva County, Põlva County, Saare County, and Valga 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 59.10, and 1.5% of all initial tests have been found to be positive.

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

As of the morning of 17 June, hospital treatment is being supplied to fifty-two patients who have COVID-19. Four of those patients require intensive care, with two patients on a ventilator. Hospitals opened five new COVID-19 cases overall.

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 66. All told, thirty-three of those patients who require hospital treatment are over the age of sixty (63.5% of the overall figure).

One new coronavirus death was registered within the past 24 hours, involving an 81 year-old woman. Coronavirus has claimed the lives of 1,267 people in Estonia in total.

In total, 533,451 individuals have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Estonia

As of this morning, a total of 533,451 individuals have been vaccinated against COVID-19, of whom 165,288 individuals have received one dose, and 368,163 individuals have received both doses. Of that total, 13,250 vaccine doses were administered over the past 24 hours, and 861,480 vaccine doses have been administered overall.

Vaccination against COVID-19 is now available for anyone who is at least sixteen 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).

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