Pandemic – 1,390 new corona infections and 14 deaths in Austria

According to data from the Ministry of the Interior and Health, Austria’s hospitals currently have to care for 880 people, 51 more than on Monday. 218 people currently require intensive medical treatment, eight more than yesterday.

The seven-day incidence for Austria as a whole (number of new infections within a week) rose slightly to 143.2 cases per 100,000 inhabitants after 142 on Monday. The federal state with the highest seven-day incidence is currently Upper Austria with 198.2, followed by Salzburg, Styria and Vienna (187.4, 148.5 and 141, respectively). Carinthia (131.1), Lower Austria (129.3), Tyrol (98.3), Burgenland (97) and Vorarlberg (64.4) also follow.

In absolute terms, most of the new cases were discovered in the past 24 hours in Upper Austria (397), followed by Lower Austria (265). In the federal capital Vienna there were 207 new cases, in Styria 133 and in Salzburg 131. In Tyrol 109 new infections were added, in Carinthia 73, in Burgenland 49 and in Vorarlberg 26.

Since the beginning of the corona pandemic in February 2020, 763,928 confirmed cases have been documented in Austria. Since then, 733,437 people have recovered and 11,120 people have died. 19,371 Austrians are currently suffering from a corona infection.

According to the data in the e-vaccination pass, a total of 5,790,455 people have already received at least one partial vaccination. That’s 64.8 percent of the population. Of these, 5,483,648 people (61.4 percent of Austrians) are fully immunized. Yesterday, Monday, 6,378 corona vaccinations were carried out, slightly more than half (3,920 vaccinations) were the second stab. With the exception of the active ingredient from the manufacturer Johnson & Johnson, two vaccinations are necessary to achieve full protection.

In the 12 to 24 year olds 50 percent are fully immunized, in the 25 to 34 age group the full immunization rate is 59.5 percent and in the 35 to 44 year olds 65.1 percent. 69.6 percent of people between 45 and 54 years of age are completely protected against Covid-19, 78.3 percent in the 55 to 64 group. The 65 to 74 year olds have a full immunization rate of 83.5 percent, the 75- up to 84-year-olds 88.4 percent and the group 85plus 88.5 percent.

The vaccination rate (fully immunized) is highest in Burgenland at 68.9 percent. In Lower Austria 64.2 percent of the population are vaccinated, in Styria 62.1 percent. After Vienna (60.5), Vorarlberg (60.3), Tyrol (59.6), Carinthia (58) and Salzburg (57.7), Upper Austria brings up the rear with a vaccination rate of 56.5 percent.

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