Bratislava, October 18 (TASR) – On Saturday (October 17), 1,567 new coronavirus infections out of 10,858 tests were added to Slovakia. Another 62 patients were cured of COVID-19. In connection with the new coronavirus, there were six more deaths, the total number of deaths from COVID-19 in Slovakia rose to 88. The National Center for Health Information on the website covid-19.nczisk.sk informs about it.According to the Ministry of Health, the most positive cases occurred in the Žilina Region (509), followed by Prešovský (342), Trenčiansky (157), Košický (142), Bratislavský (136), Trnavský (123), Banskobystrický (91) and the Nitra Region (67). . There are 810 women and 757 men among them, ranging in age from a few months to 92 years.
633 patients are hospitalized in hospitals, 532 of them have confirmed COVID-19 disease. There are 21 people at JIS, 51 patients need the support of artificial lung ventilation.
Another 62 people were cured, a total of 7359 patients had already recovered.
The total number of positive people tested in Slovakia so far is 29,835, and since the beginning of the outbreak, 617,007 laboratory tests have been performed in our country. There are currently 22,388 active cases of the disease in Slovakia.