To get below the 3,000 mark is “good and should give us motivation,” said the head of department. However, only around 15,000 tests were registered, significantly fewer than the November average, where almost 30,000 tests per day were recorded.
Fortunately, the number of recoveries was significantly higher than the number of new infections: According to Anschober, it was 4,694 within 24 hours. However, 79 deaths have also been added since Sunday. In hospitals, the number of Covid 19 patients increased by 89, in intensive care units by ten to a total of 701 seriously ill patients.
According to the Ministry of the Interior, there have been a total of 282,456 infections with SARS-CoV-2 and 3,184 deaths in connection with it since the start of the pandemic in Austria. According to this information, the number of people recovered rose to a total of 221,692. On Monday, 3,639 normal beds in hospitals across Austria were occupied with corona patients.
New infections by federal state:
Lower Austria: 619