On Tuesday, four thousand six hundred fifty-four new corona infections in the past 24 hours were reported. The seven-day incidence was 361.3 cases per 100,000 population. To date, there have been 4,902,914 positive Corona test results in Austria.
As of Tuesday, there are 65,623 active cases in Austria, down 2,553 from the previous day. On August 1, 101,174 laboratory-confirmed busy Austrians were still infected with Corona, so their numbers have dropped 35 percent.
New Corona infections in the provinces
Lower Austria: 1,019
Upper Austria: 497
Number of corona patients in hospitals declines
Covid cases in Austrian hospitals are steadily declining: on Tuesday, 1,132 people were reported, an increase of 41 compared to Monday, but in a weekly comparison, it is a minus of just over three percent. On August 1, 1,559 people were still receiving hospital treatment, a drop of 27 percent.
Sixty-nine people are being cared for in intensive care units as of August 30, down from 72 the previous week. Twelve deaths have occurred since yesterday, with a seven-day average of 7.1 days and 50 in one week.
20,628 Corona deaths in Austria
The Covid 19 pandemic has claimed 19,407 lives in Austria since the outbreak. Still, the AGES dashboard reported 20,628 deaths as early as yesterday, Monday – due to backlogged follow-up reports from the provinces to the ministries.
7 percent of PCR tests positive
A total of 87,256 PCR and rapid antigen tests were reported in the past 24 hours, of which 66,125 were more conclusive PCR tests, with a seven percent positive rate PCR tests. This 24-hour figure is close to last week’s average of 6.9 percent.
4,812 Corona vaccinations on Monday.
Four thousand eight hundred twelve vaccinations were given on Monday, of which 3,759 were booster vaccinations (4th, 5th, and each subsequent dose). 58.9 percent of Austrians are vaccinated, as the National Immunization Panel (NIG) recommended.
- sources: APA/vienna.at
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