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According to analysts at the Ministry of Health, 450 to 550 people may die in covid in October – PRAVDA.sk


Oct 14, 2021

At the briefing on Thursday, the head of the Institute of Health Analyzes, Matej Mišík, stated that 450 to 550 people could die for covid in October, which, according to him, could represent an over-mortality rate of ten percent compared to other years. By the end of October, there could be approximately 3,000 coronavirus cases per day.

14.10.2021 15:42, updated: 16:12


Director of the Institute of Health Analyzes of the Ministry of Health Matej Mišík

The analyst also said that the epidemiological situation with the new coronavirus had worsened again compared to the previous week. From Monday, there will be five districts in Slovakia in black. The positivity of the performed PCR and antigen tests is also growing.

Mišík explained that there are currently about 100 more cases in hospitals for the new coronavirus. By the end of October, there could be about 150 to 200 cases a day in hospitals, and by the end of the month, they expect a total of 1,200 to 1,600 patients. He also pointed to “large regional differences” in relation to the epidemiological situation.

Minister of Health Vladimír Lengvarský (OĽANO nominee) stated that they would not want to restrict travel for the autumn holidays. However, it is not yet clear whether the measures will change. He called on people to comply with the measures.

Video: Minister of Health Vladimír Lengvarský and Head of the Institute of Health Analyzes Matej Mišík on the current epidemic situation.

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