An average of 38 cases were reported daily, while the week before this was 60 cases a day. Last week, on average, 6,971 tests were carried out a day. A week earlier, 8,179 tests were carried out a day.
Over the past seven days, on average, seven infected people arrived in hospitals daily while a week earlier the figure was eight. In all age groups, there is a continued reduction in morbidity, while a more pronounced trend is observed in the age group 10 to 19 years.
The Covid-19 infection reproduction factor (R) is currently at 0.77 (a week earlier at 1.06), demonstrating a drop in morbidity.
Last week, a total of 38 Covid-19 cases were imported from other countries.
"In spite of the decline in morbidity, we call on citizens to get vaccinated against Covid-19. Vaccination is the safest and most effective way of protecting against severe forms of disease and reducing the spread of Covid-19 infection in the community,” stressed the SPKC.