266 new cases were registered in Harju County and 211 in Tallinn. 46 cases were diagnosed in residents of Ida-Viru County, 24 in Pärnu County, 18 each in Tartu and Järva Counties, 13 in Saare County and 10 in Lääne-Viru County .
There were five each in Hiiu and Rapla counties, two in Võru counties, and one each in Jõgeva, Lääne, Põlva, Valga and Viljandi counties. Five cases had no information in the population register.
A total of 3,508 tests were analyzed, which corresponds to a positive proportion of 11.9 percent. The 14-day average is 582.78 per 100,000 inhabitants.
By Friday morning, 381 people will be treated in Hopstial.
A total of 234 people have died after contracting coronavirus and 28,506 people tested positive for the disease.
How can the spread of the coronavirus be stopped?
- The most efficient measure is to keep your distance.
- It is advisable to wear a mask in crowded places and especially indoors where it is not possible to keep your distance from other people.
- Closed, overcrowded rooms should be avoided whenever possible.
- Hands must be washed frequently with soap and warm water.
- If you sneeze or cough, cover your mouth and nose with disposable paper.
- Those who get sick should stay home even if symptoms are mild.
- People who experience symptoms should contact their family doctor.
You can also download Estonia’s coronavirus notification app ‘HOIA’ which will notify you if you’ve been in close contact with someone who later tests positive for coronavirus.
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