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Corona: Fewer and fewer hospital patients

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This is below the average for the past seven days, with 4,209 new cases added every day. The seven-day incidence fell to 326.3 cases per 100,000 population. The number of hospitals has also continued to decline. As of Monday morning, there were 1,257 infected people in the hospital, 52 fewer than on Sunday.

Within a week there was a decrease of 628 patients who tested positive. 85 people are being cared for in intensive care units. This number has not changed since yesterday and has decreased by 13 patients within a week. However, the way the numbers were recorded was changed again last week. Post- and long-Covid patients who are no longer infectious are no longer included in the Covid statistics. So far, Vienna, for example, had also included the post-Covid or long-Covid patients on the wards who were no longer positive. Since then, only numbers of infectious people who are in normal wards have been reported to the so-called capacity survey tool (KET).

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There are currently 45,614 laboratory-confirmed active cases in Austria, 425 fewer than the day before. Since the beginning of the pandemic there have already been 5,468,967 confirmed cases in Austria. 33 deaths have been registered in the past seven days, and three more Covid deaths have been counted since Sunday. Overall, the Covid 19 pandemic has claimed 21,040 lives in Austria since it broke out. 233.1 infected people have already died per 100,000 inhabitants. By far the most victims were in Carinthia with 300.6 per 100,000 inhabitants, in Styria there were 276.6 per 100,000 inhabitants and in Lower Austria 242.7. For comparison, in Vorarlberg, with 166.2 per 100,000 inhabitants, almost half as few fatalities have been registered as in Carinthia.

A total of 11,665 PCR and antigen rapid tests were registered on Sunday – as always, significantly fewer than during the week. Of these, 11,369 were meaningful PCR tests, the positive rate was 21.9 percent. On average, 78,207 PCR analyzes were carried out every day in the past week, 5.4 percent delivered positive results.

1,033 corona vaccinations were carried out across Austria on Sunday, of which 952 were booster vaccinations (4th, 5th and every further vaccination dose). A total of 1,188,957 people have received a booster vaccination so far.

Source: Nachrichten

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