At lunchtime on Friday, 23 infected patients were cared for in hospitals in the county. On Saturday, the number of patients with covid-19 had increased to 25, of which four were cared for in intensive care.
On Saturday, 19 infected patients were cared for at the University Hospital, three of them on IVA. At Vrinnevis Hospital, five patients were treated with covid-19, one of whom was in intensive care. At the hospital in Motala, an infected patient was cared for.
Since the pandemic broke out, 43,377 people in Östergötland have tested positive for the socially dangerous disease – an increase of 34 people in one day.
The region reported no further deaths on Saturday. Since the outbreak began, 686 people with confirmed covid-19 have died in the county.
So far, 321,335 people over the age of 18 have received the first dose of vaccine. 283,393 people have also had time to receive the second dose.