Still no easing of the Corona situation in Austria. From Saturday to Sunday, 1,190 new cases were recorded across Austria, plus 18 deaths were reported, the Interior and Health Ministries reported on Sunday. The seven-day average is thus 1,383 cases added daily. Since the pandemic began, 7,721 people have died from or with Covid-19. Austria-wide, there have been 14,180 confirmed active cases.
In total, 9,684 people have become infected with SARS-CoV-2 in the past week. The seven-day incidence – the number of new infections per 100,000 population in a seven-day period – was 108.8 on Sunday, and 86.7 people per 100,000 population have already died from or with Covid-19. In the past seven days, 303 deaths have been added. The 1,190 new infections were offset by 1,421 newly recovered patients on Sunday.
Number of patients down slightly
Continuing to decline at a low level is the number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals. There were a total of 1,676 ill people on Friday, six fewer than on Friday and 141 fewer than last Sunday. Up again for the first time in days was the number of patients in intensive care units. In intensive care units had to be treated on Sunday 299 people – three more than on Saturday.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been 414,398 positive test results in Austria. 392,497 people have recovered from infection. The most new infections since Saturday have been recorded in Vienna, with 281, which includes 13 subsequent reports from the previous days, according to the city. Lower Austria added 208 cases. Styria recorded 165 new infections in the past 24 hours, Tyrol 156 and Upper Austria 124. Carinthia added 94 more infected people, Salzburg 82, Vorarlberg 54 and Burgenland 26.
New infections since the last report are divided among the provinces of Austria as follows:
New infections per province
Lower Austria: 208
Upper Austria: 124
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