Coronavirus in Slovakia: 1,080 new cases confirmed (graphs)

The total number of cases has exceeded 370,400.

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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.

1,080 people were positively diagnosed with the coronavirus disease in Slovakia on April 9, the total number increased to 370,473.

Altogether 10,487 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 609,398 in the 14th week of 2021.

The laboratories have carried out a total of 2,432,500 PCR tests, 11,753 of which were carried out on April 9. They also performed 226,395 new antigen tests, 789 were positive. The total number of antigen tests amounted to 25,681,703 and 360,097 in total were positive.

Altogether 829,688 people have received their first Covid vaccine shot, and 286,598 have been vaccinated with the second shot as of April 9. 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.

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