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*This graph does not include the new cases that were identified with antigen tests during the mass testing that took place on October 31-November 1, and on November 7-8.
362 people were positively diagnosed with the coronavirus disease in Slovakia on May 6, the total number increased to 385,022.
Altogether 11,946 people have died, according to the data from the National Health Information Centre. The total number of inactive cases (i.e. people who have recovered from Covid-19 with or without symptoms, and for whom 2-4 weeks have passed since they have received a positive test result or 6 weeks if they were hospitalised with Covid) amounted to 673,097 in the 18th week of 2021.
The laboratories have carried out a total of 2,704,901 PCR tests, 6,995 of which were carried out on May 6. They also performed 79,380 new antigen tests, 301 were positive. The total number of antigen tests amounted to 32,982,254 and 378,644 in total were positive.
Altogether 1,176,143 people have received their first Covid vaccine shot, and 564,317 have been vaccinated with the second shot as of May 6. To achieve herd immunity in Slovakia, at least 3.3 million people have to be vaccinated.
Slovakia's authorities release the testing results as of midnight the previous day every morning. Starting on March 27, also private labs are involved in testing samples for the coronavirus.
Read more about the coronavirus outbreak in Slovakia:
- I encountered a person who is COVID-19 positive. What do I do next? (FAQ)
- When will I get my COVID vaccine? FAQs about vaccination in Slovakia
- How to travel to and from Slovakia during COVID-19
- The list of low-risk countries and risky regions
- More information about what the coronavirus is and how to protect yourself from the infection (WHO)
7. May 2021 at 10:07 | Compiled by Spectator staff