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Health Board forecast: 2,500 more infected in a week, but less than 170 patients admitted to hospital
21.04.2022

Health Board forecast: 2,500 more infected in a week, but less than 170 patients admitted to hospital

According to the latest forecast by the Health Board, the low figure of just under 2,500 people are expected to be infected this week, with hospital admissions expected to fall below 170. According to Hanna Sepp, head of the Health Board’s Communicable Diseases Department, about 3,300 new infections were reported last week, and the number of registered cases has fallen by 35% when compared to figures for the week before last. ‘The ‘R’ infection rate has dropped to less than 0.8. This week we can expect a little under 350 infections to be reported each day,’ Sepp explained, adding that in...
In total, 188 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19
20.04.2022

In total, 188 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19

As of the morning of 20 April, hospital treatment is being provided to 188 individuals who have been infected with COVID-19. A total of seventy-six patients who have COVID-19 are currently receiving hospital treatment after having developed severe symptoms, including forty-eight patients or 63.2% of the overall figure who have not been vaccinated, and twenty-eight patients or 36.8% 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 0.4 people a day, while for the unvaccinated...
In total, 192 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19
19.04.2022

In total, 192 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19

As of the morning of 19 April, hospital treatment is being provided to 192 individuals who have been infected with COVID-19. A total of eighty patients who have COVID-19 are currently receiving hospital treatment after having developed severe symptoms, including fifty patients or 62.5% of the overall figure who have not been vaccinated, and thirty patients or 37.5% 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 0.3 people a day, while for the unvaccinated population the figure is 1...
In total, 210 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19
18.04.2022

In total, 210 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19

As of the morning of 18 April, hospital treatment is being provided to 210 individuals who have been infected with COVID-19. A total of ninety patients who have COVID-19 are currently receiving hospital treatment after having developed severe symptoms, including fifty-seven patients or 63.3% of the overall figure who have not been vaccinated, and thirty-three patients or 36.7% 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 0.4 people a day, while for the unvaccinated population the...
In total, 251 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19
14.04.2022

In total, 251 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19

As of the morning of 14 April, hospital treatment is being provided to 251 individuals who have been infected with COVID-19. A total of ninety-four patients who have COVID-19 are currently receiving hospital treatment after having developed severe symptoms, including fifty-two patients or 55.3% of the overall figure who have not been vaccinated, and forty-two patients or 44.7% 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 0.9 people a day, while for the unvaccinated population the...
Free PCR testing focuses on elderly people and at-risk groups
14.04.2022

Free PCR testing focuses on elderly people and at-risk groups

As of 1 May, the Health Board will change the current PCR testing regime, which will continue to prioritise PCR testing for at-risk groups and people aged 60 and older. According to Mari-Anne Härma, the Health Board’s acting director general, the need for PCR testing has been reduced nationally, with alternative solutions now able to be used for the surveillance of infectious diseases. ‘Sentinel or sample-based testing, which has been used in the past to monitor the spread of influenza, can be used to assess the spread of the virus. Similarly, wastewater monitoring is being carried out...
The Health Board estimates that 4,000 new infection cases will be added this week, although hospital admissions will drop below 250
14.04.2022

The Health Board estimates that 4,000 new infection cases will be added this week, although hospital admissions will drop below 250

Based on forecasts by the Health Board, a little under 4,000 new infection cases may be expected this week, although the number of people who require hospital treatment will drop below the 250 mark. Hanna Sepp, head of the Health Board’s Department of Communicable Diseases: approximately 5,200 new infection cases were added last week, although thankfully the number of registered cases has dropped by 24% when compared to the level of two weeks ago. ‘We have moved further away from the yellow zone than we were a week ago. The ‘R’ infection multiplier has again dropped close to 0.8,’ said...
In total, 266 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19
13.04.2022

In total, 266 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19

As of the morning of 13 April, hospital treatment is being provided to 266 individuals who have been infected with COVID-19. A total of 100 patients who have COVID-19 are currently receiving hospital treatment after having developed severe symptoms, including 54 patients or 54.0% of the overall figure who have not been vaccinated, and 46 patients or 46.0% 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 0.8 people a day, while for the unvaccinated population the figure is 1.6....
In total, 292 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19
12.04.2022

In total, 292 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19

As of the morning of 12 April, hospital treatment is being provided to 292 individuals who have been infected with COVID-19. A total of 116 patients who have COVID-19 are currently receiving hospital treatment after having developed severe symptoms, including 63 patients or 54.3% of the overall figure who have not been vaccinated, and 53 patients or 45.7% 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 1.0 people a day, while for the unvaccinated population the figure is 1.9....
In total, 301 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19
11.04.2022

In total, 301 individuals are being treated in hospital due to symptomatic COVID-19

As of the morning of 11 April, hospital treatment is being provided to 301 individuals who have been infected with COVID-19. A total of 117 patients who have COVID-19 are currently receiving hospital treatment after having developed severe symptoms, including 62 patients or 53.0% of the overall figure who have not been vaccinated, and 55 patients or 47.0% 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 1.0 people a day, while for the unvaccinated population the figure is 2.1....

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