Lääne County has the lowest infection rate in Estonia

Corona testing tent. Photo: Andra Kirna
Corona testing tent. Photo: Andra Kirna

Twenty-five Western coronavirus tests were analyzed during the day, none of which were infected.

The incidence of illness per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days is 4.89 in Lääne County, which is the lowest indicator among Estonian counties. During the last two weeks, one infected person has been added to Lääne County, whose positive corona test was reflected in yesterday’s statistics.

The highest infection rate is in Raplamaa (81,12). The average reading in Estonia is 34.8.

2594 coronavirus tests were analyzed 24 hours a day across Estonia, of which 58 or 2.2% of the total number of primary positive tests were tested.

According to the population register, the most new positive test results were received in Harju County, where 19 people were diagnosed with coronavirus infection. 11 of the new cases in Harju County are in Tallinn.

13 new cases of infection were added to Pärnu County, 5 to Võru and Ida-Viru County, 3 to Viljandi County, 2 to Tartu, Põlva and Jõgeva County, 1 to Rapla, Valga and Lääne-Viru County. No new cases of infection were added to other counties. In 4 cases there was no residence according to the population register.

During the day, 6 new cases of COVID-19 were opened in hospitals, 25 patients need hospital treatment. The average age of patients in hospital is 62 years, and 17 of all patients in need of hospital treatment are over 60 years of age (68%).

6,611 doses of vaccine were administered during the day, a total of 574,902 people have been vaccinated and 476,641 people have been vaccinated. The coverage of adults with at least one vaccine dose is 52.4%.

In Lääne County, 8882 people have completed the vaccination course, and 913 Westerners are in the process.


Source: Lääne Elu by online.le.ee.

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