Coronavirus in Slovakia: 573 new cases confirmed (graphs)

The total number of cases has exceeded 223,300.

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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.

573 people were positively diagnosed with the coronavirus disease in Slovakia on January 16, the total number increased to 223,325.

Altogether 3,474 people have died, while 168,915 have recovered from the disease. Slovakia thus has 50,936 active coronavirus cases, according to the data from the National Health Information Centre.

The laboratories have carried out a total of 1,606,529 PCR tests, 2,850 of which were carried out on January 16. They also performed 24,659 new antigen tests, 977 were positive. The total number of antigen tests amounted to 2,533,325, and 147,222 in total were positive.

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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