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COVID-19 blog, 5 July: nineteen new positive test results have been added within the past 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen 1,704 tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to coronavirus, of which the results of only nineteen (1.1%) of the initial tests were positive. A full 5,531 vaccine doses were also administered within the past 24 hours. In total, 567,332 individuals have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Estonia, and 463,069 individuals have now received both doses. A total of 51.9% 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 fifteen further individuals were found to have been infected. A total of twelve of the new cases in Harju County were from Tallinn.

A further single new positive coronavirus test result each was added from Saare County and Ida-Viru 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.

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

As of the morning of 5 July, hospital treatment is being supplied to twenty patients who have COVID-19. Four of those patients require intensive care, with two patients on a ventilator. Hospitals opened two 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 61. All told, thirteen of those patients who require hospital treatment are over the age of sixty (65.0% of the overall figure).

One new coronavirus death was registered within the past 24 hours, involving a 35 year-old man. Coronavirus has claimed the lives of 1,270 people in Estonia in total.

In total, 567,332 individuals have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Estonia

As of this morning, a total of 567,332 individuals have been vaccinated against COVID-19, of whom 104,263 individuals have received one dose, and 463,069 individuals have received both doses. Of that total, 5,531 vaccine doses were administered over the past 24 hours, and 981,391 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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