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08.10.2020

Almost 4,400 people visited a doctor due to viral upper respiratory tract infections

In the first week of this flu season (between 28 September and 4 October), 4,360 viral upper respiratory tract infection cases were registered in Estonia. However, none of the diagnostic laboratory tests which were carried out to check for influenza were found to be positive. The cases were connected to other viruses which cause viral respiratory infections, with the rhinovirus currently prevalent. Rhinoviruses are characterised by sneezing, a head cold, and sometimes throat pain. Children may also experience a cough and fever. The number of cases is not particularly high, but the...
07.10.2020

COVID-19 blog, 7 October: fifty-six new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen a total of 2,263 initial tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19, with fifty-six new positive test results being added. Based on the data in the population register, the highest number of new positive test results came from Harju County, where twenty-nine further individuals were found to have been infected. Sixteen new positive coronavirus test results were added from Ida-Viru County, and three cases from Tartu County. Two cases each were also added from Võru County and Pärnu County, and one case each from Lääne...
07.10.2020

Based on the available data, twenty-five new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours

Updated figures will be published in the afternoon. The contractual partner in charge of testing has so far sent the results of 1,147 coronavirus tests to the Health and Welfare Information Systems Centre. The Health Board will receive updated data in the afternoon. As of this moment, we can say that at least twenty-five new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours. As of the morning of 7 October, a total of thirty-nine people in Estonia are being treated in hospital due to coronavirus, with three patients on a ventilator. One new patient was discharged from...
06.10.2020

COVID-19 blog, 6 October: forty-two new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen a total of 2,204 initial tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19, with forty-two new positive test results being added. Based on the data in the population register, the highest number of new positive test results came from Harju County, where twenty further individuals were found to have been infected. Fourteen new positive coronavirus test results were added from Ida-Viru County, and two cases each from Tartu County and Võru County. One case each was also added from Lääne-Viru County and Rapla County. On one...
05.10.2020

COVID-19 blog, 5 October: ten new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours

Based on the data in the population register, the highest number of new positive test results came from Harju County, where six further individuals were found to have been infected. Two new positive coronavirus test results were added from Lääne-Viru County and one from Ida-Viru County. On one occasion, the place of residence of the individual who tested positive was not specified in the population register. As a rule, such individuals tend to be foreign nationals. The number of cases for every 100,000 people in the last fourteen days is 51.02. The circumstances surrounding the six new...
04.10.2020

COVID-19 blog, 4 October: thirty new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen a total of 1,238 initial tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19, with thirty new positive test results being added. Based on the data in the population register, the highest number of new positive test results came from Ida-Viru County, where thirteen further individuals were found to have been infected. Eleven new positive coronavirus test results were added from Harju County and two cases from Tartu County. A single further new coronavirus case each was also added from Jõgeva County, Võru County, and Rapla...
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04.10.2020

Based on the available data, twenty-six new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours

The results of almost one thousand coronavirus tests are yet to arrive from laboratories. The contractual partner in charge of testing has so far sent the results of 852 coronavirus tests to the Health and Welfare Information Systems Centre, with the results of almost one thousand further tests yet to arrive. As of this moment, the Health Board has received information about twenty-six positive test results, with updated data due to arrive in the afternoon. As of the morning of 4 October, a total of forty-one people in Estonia are being treated in hospital due to coronavirus, with...
03.10.2020

COVID-19 blog, 3 October: seventy-one new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen a total of 2,427 initial tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19, with seventy-one new positive test results being added. Based on the data in the population register, the highest number of new positive test results came from Ida-Viru County, where thirty-one further individuals were found to have been infected. Twenty-six new positive coronavirus test results were added from Harju County and two cases each from Pärnu County, Põlva County, and Valga County. A single further new coronavirus case each was also...
02.10.2020

COVID-19 blog, 2 October: fifty-seven new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen a total of 2,038 initial tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19, with fifty-seven new positive test results being added. Based on the data in the population register, the highest number of new positive test results came from Harju County, where forty-three further individuals were found to have been infected. Five new positive coronavirus test results were added from Ida-Viru County and four from Saare County. One new coronavirus case each was also added from Lääne County, Põlva County, Rapla County, and...
01.10.2020

COVID-19 blog, 1 October: eighty-one new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen a total of 2,686 initial tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19, with eighty-one new positive test results being added. Based on the data in the population register, the highest number of new positive test results came from Harju County, where thirty-seven further individuals were found to have been infected. Twenty-seven new positive coronavirus test results were added from Ida-Viru County, seven from Võru County, and two each from Viljandi County and Põlva County. One new coronavirus case each was also added...

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