On Monday, the government wants to announce whether there will be further relaxations and opening steps. The Corona figures make many negative.
Since Wednesday of this week, more than 2,000 new infections with the corona virus have been reported daily by the Ministry of the Interior in Austria. This figure was particularly high on Thursday, with over 2,300 newly confirmed Covid 19 cases. In view of the planned Corona Summit on Monday, at which the government will reveal the further course of action until Easter, many are staring anxiously at the development of the case numbers.
According to “Bundesministerium für Inneres” (BMI), 2,457 new cases were registered in the past 24 hours. As many as never before this year. In total, there are 457,317 confirmed cases in Austria so far since the outbreak of the pandemic. The number of deaths stands at 8,538. 1,266 people are currently receiving hospital treatment, 264 of whom are in intensive care.
Compared to Friday, the numbers represent an increase of 23 deaths. Occupied hospital beds decreased by 25 patients, but there is a slight increase in intensive care units nationwide, with six more occupied beds than the previous day.
The reported new infections distributed among the individual provinces:
► Vienna: 769
► Lower Austria: 520
► Burgenland: 93
► Upper Austria: 258
► Styria: 294
► Salzburg: 185
► Carinthia: 165
► Tyrol: 133
► Vorarlberg: 40
- sources: bmi.at and sozialministerium.at
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