1,536 new infections with coronavirus in Austria were reported on Monday. The number of deaths related to SARS-CoV-2 increased by 24 to 6,747 within 24 hours, according to figures released by the health and interior ministries. Per 100,000 population, there have been 75.8 deaths from or with Covid-19 so far.
The number of positive test results rose to a total of 382,258 (Jan. 11, 2021, 9:30 a.m.), while that of people recovered from infection increased by 1,781 to 355,530. The number of active cases thus fell below the 20,000 threshold to 19,981. The seven-day incidence of new infections fell slightly to 166.8, referring to the number of new cases detected within one week per 100,000 inhabitants. The highest value here is recorded by Salzburg with 284.6. For comparison, both Vienna and Tyrol stop here at 132.3.
2,297 people were hospitalized with Covid-19, 51 patients more than the previous day. 379 of these patients had to be treated in intensive care units, seven more than on Sunday.
On a seven-day average, the hospitalization rate decreased by one percent across Austria, with highly variable values in the individual provinces. For example, the number of covid hospital patients decreased in Upper Austria (down 11.8 percent) and Styria (down 10.7 percent), whereas there were increases in Vorarlberg (up 27 percent) and Carinthia (up 17 percent). Among intensive care patients, a seven-day average increase of three percent was recorded across Austria.
The highest number of new infections reported within 24 hours was in Lower Austria (351), followed by Vienna (302), Salzburg (199), Styria (194) and Upper Austria (179). In Carinthia, 113 new cases were detected, in Tyrol 81, in Vorarlberg 76, and Burgenland counted 41 registered new infections.
- Sources: gesundheitsministerium.at and APA/picture: pixabay.com
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