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In total, 574 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19

In total, 574 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19

As of the morning of 17 March, hospital treatment is being provided to 574 individuals who have been infected with COVID-19. A total of 234 patients who have COVID-19 are currently receiving hospital treatment after having developed severe symptoms, including 151 patients or 64.5% of the overall figure who have not been vaccinated, and 83 patients or 35.5% who have been fully vaccinated.

The average hospitalisation rate for the last seven days for every 100,000 members of the country's vaccinated population is 1.2 people a day, while for the unvaccinated population the figure is five.

Fifty-eight new COVID-19 cases have been opened by hospitals within the past 24 hours; in 25 of those cases, the patients required hospitalisation due to symptomatic COVID-19. On average within the past ten days, 25.4 new patients each day who exhibit signs of symptomatic COVID-19 infection have been hospitalised. Five deaths have been added of individuals who were infected by COVID-19, involving a 74 year-old woman, a 77 year-old woman, an 83 year-old man, an 88 year-old woman, and also a 97 year-old woman. Four of those individuals had not been vaccinated.

The last 24 hours have also seen 4,682 tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to coronavirus, of which the results of 1,752 were positive. The average infection rate for the last seven days for every 100,000 members of the country's vaccinated population is 128, while for the unvaccinated population the figure is 148.

A total of 554 vaccine doses have been administered over the past 24 hours, with 57 individuals receiving their first injections. As of this morning, 439,191 individuals had received their additional or booster doses. Of the total population in Estonia, 63.3% have received two vaccine doses.

Further information can be found on the Health Board's website: www.terviseamet.ee/en/coronavirus/coronavirus-dataset

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