Upper Austria. From Sunday 29 November to Monday 30 November, 521 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Upper Austria, after 550 the previous day. At the same time, the number of those who have recovered has increased. Thus, 7,805 people in the state are currently Covid-19-positive.
As of November 30th, 5 p.m., the number of current Covid-19 cases reported in Upper Austria is 7,805. On Sunday the number was 8,821.
A total of 57,828 cases have been recorded in Upper Austria (including recovered and deceased people). The number of people in quarantine is 27,389 (previous day: 30,077). For information: Category 1 contact persons are without exception segregated by the authorities and must therefore go into quarantine, regardless of whether they are symptomatic or asymptomatic.
With the provincial capital Linz, only one region in Upper Austria is above the 1,000 mark. The city of Linz currently has 1,065 infected people, after 1,073 on the lecture.
The Linz-Land district currently has 872 infected people, the Braunau district 695. All other regions are now below the 500 mark again.
Steyr-Stadt continues to bring up the rear with 150 infected people (previous day: 151); if the cases are calculated according to per mille of the total population, the Gmunden district is least affected with 2.83 per mille.
All numbers from the individual districts are below www.land-oberoesterreich.gv.at/232009.htm to find.
521 new positive cases
From November 29th to November 30th there were 521 new infections in Upper Austria, after 550 the day before.
The state of Upper Austria has set up its own contact tracing employee pool to support the district administrative authorities with contact tracing, which has been increased to 180 employees and thus more than doubled.
19 more deaths, including four late registrations
Another 19 deaths had to be reported in connection with Covid-19:
- 67-year-old patient, living in the Gmunden district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 29.11. (Salzkammergut Clinic Bad Ischl-Gmunden-Vöcklabruck, Bad-Ischl location)
- 72-year-old patient, living in the Vöcklabruck district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 29.11. (Salzkammergut Clinic Bad Ischl-Gmunden-Vöcklabruck, Vöcklabruck location)
- 66-year-old patient, living in the Freistadt district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 29.11. (Klinikum Freistadt)
- 69-year-old patient, living in the Freistadt district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 29.11. (Klinikum Freistadt)
- 94-year-old patient, living in the Linz district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 29.11. (Kepler University Hospital)
- 56-year-old patient, living in the Wels-Land district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 30.11. (Wels-Grieskirchen Clinic, Grieskirchen site)
- 78-year-old patient, living in the district of Perg, with previous illnesses, date of death: 29.11. (Ordensklinikum Linz Elisabethinen)
- 84-year-old patient, living in the Grieskirchen district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 29.11. (Merciful Sisters Hospital Ried)
- 73-year-old patient, living in the Grieskirchen district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 30.11. (Pyhrn-Eisenwurzen Clinic Kirchdorf-Steyr, Steyr location)
- 82-year-old patient, living in the Linz district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 30.11. (Merciful Brothers, Convent Hospital Linz)
- 80-year-old patient, living in the Grieskirchen district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 30.11. (Wels-Grieskirchen Clinic, Wels site)
- 66-year-old patient, living in the Linz-Land district, with previous illnesses, date of death: November 28th. (Pyhrn-Eisenwurzen Clinic Kirchdorf-Steyr, Steyr location)
- 81-year-old patient, living in the Perg district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 30.11. (Merciful Brothers, Convent Hospital Linz)
- 91-year-old patient, living in the Wels-Stadt district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 30.11. (Wels-Grieskirchen Clinic, Wels site)
- 93-year-old man, living in the Rohrbach district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 29.11. (District elderly and nursing home Lembach)
- 4 late reports of deaths were recorded from 12 noon yesterday to 12 noon today. The late registrations are from November. The deceased patients came from the districts of Linz, Steyr-Land, Freistadt and Kirchdorf and were between 80 and 95 years old.
Overall, as of November 30, 5 p.m., Upper Austria had 641 deaths in connection with Covid-19.
Tense situation in hospitals (November 30)
The number of people who have to be treated with Covid-19 in the hospital was 884 as of November 30, 5 p.m., after 866 the day before. The number of people in intensive care is 151, down from 146 on the previous day.
In Upper Austria, the situation in hospitals is tense due to the increasing number of Covid-19 patients. According to today’s report from OÖN, the current availability of 150 intensive care beds was exceeded for the first time, which is why another 25 were made available. 175 intensive care and ventilation places have been available for Covid-19 patients since Friday, November 27th. As of December 1, there will be another 142 beds to relieve the burden on Upper Austria. Hospitals available.
Situation in the old people’s and nursing homes (November 30)
Currently, 541 employees and 610 residents in 116 Upper Austrian retirement and nursing homes have tested positive for Covid-19 (as of November 29, 2020).
Positive cases in schools (November 29)
Currently, 266 Upper Austrian school locations are affected by Covid-19 and 273 students and 212 teachers have tested positive for Covid-19 (as of November 29, 2020).
A detailed list of schools is currently not available.
Austria in lockdown, stricter rules in Upper Austria, Nikolo visit possible
Austria has been in the second lockdown since Tuesday, November 17th. The regulation in detail: www.tips.at/n/521080
In Upper Austria, in addition to the federal ordinances, the stricter regulations – i.e. the ban on visits – remain in place in old people’s and nursing homes and hospitals. In Upper Austria, lingering and consuming in shopping centers, market halls and passageways as well as in front of entrances and exits or in the associated parking lots are prohibited. This also applies to train stations, except for travelers. All information under www.tips.at/n/521210
Santa Claus is allowed to come despite Corona measures. The Covid-19 Emergency Measures Ordinance was amended after today’s (November 25) referral to the Main Committee of the National Council and brings legal clarifications. For example, “professional practice” also includes voluntary activities such as visiting St. Nicholas. The amendment to the Emergency Ordinance comes into force on November 27th. All details: www.tips.at/n/521901
Mass tests in Upper Austria will start on December 11th (November 26th)
The pedagogues will start on December 5th, and the broad-based antigen testing of the Upper Austrian population will start on December 11th. Around 570 test stations will be set up throughout Upper Austria for four days of testing. More on www.tips.at/n/521980
Information: Shopping tours to Germany
Shopping tours to Germany are not permitted due to the currently applicable exit restrictions. Crossing the border to Germany is only permitted for the purpose of supplying basic goods for daily life (e.g. food, sanitary items, refueling a vehicle). Anyone who cannot make this credible during a police check must expect severe penalties.
Number of tests in Upper Austria
The crisis team advises that tests are only possible after contacting the health number 1450. “We ask citizens not to go to the drive-ins unannounced.”
- 29. November: 1.790
- 28. November: 1.775
- 27. November: 2.537
- 26. November: 2.547
- 25. November: 2.954
- 24. November: 3.141
- 23. November: 2.551
- November 22: 2,026 (additional 93 “NoEMS” tests)
- 21.November: 2.076
- 20. November: 3.489
- 19. November: 3.637
- 18. November: 3.687
- 17. November: 3.642
- 16. November: 2.951
- November 15: 2,182 (additional 101 “NoEMS” tests)
- 14. November: 2.569
- 13. November: 3.641
- 12. November: 4.471
- 11. November: 4.161
- 10. November: 4.552
- 9. November: 3.362
- November 8: 3,579 (additional 2,693 tourism tests * and 163 “NoEMS” tests)
- 7. November: 3.599
- November 6: 5,052 (previous high)
- 5. November: 3.626
- 4. November: 4.230
- 3. November: 4.782
- 2. November: 3.719
- November 1st: 3,628 (additional 2,301 tourism tests * and 123 “NoEMS” tests)
* Since July 1st, 26,125 additional voluntary tests have been carried out in tourism. The test numbers are not broken down by day and are therefore credited proportionally on Sundays.
** These are private tests that were not ordered by the authorities. These are now recorded in the EMS (Epidemiological Reporting System) and are also not broken down by day but are credited proportionally on Sundays).
A total of 71,805 tests were carried out in October 2020. This number does not include tourism tests and private tests that were not officially ordered. On average, around 2,316 tests were carried out per day – almost 1,000 more than in the previous month. The median is 2,169. The fewest tests were carried out on October 18th with 1,002, the most on October 28th with 4,812. Even more tests have only been carried out on November 6th since the beginning of the pandemic in Upper Austria.
A total of 39,474 tests were carried out in September 2020. This number does not include tourism tests and private tests that were not officially ordered. On average, around 1,360 tests were carried out per day, the median is 1,190. The fewest tests were performed on September 5th with 652, most on September 24th with 2,563. On Saturday, September 26, 2020, the mark of 200,000 accepted tests by the Upper Austrian Red Cross was exceeded in Upper Austria. In addition, around 4,200 tourism tests were carried out in September.
A total of 29,845 tests were carried out in August 2020. On average, almost 963 tests were carried out per day. The most testing day in August was August 25 with 1,463 tests. Of the tests carried out, 1,816 were returned to Croatia. Most of those returning from Croatia were tested on August 17, the day the travel warning came into force (749). The voluntary screening program for travelers returning from the Balearic Islands between 20 and 30 August 2020 has also been completed. A total of 38 people were tested, 3 of them positive. 4,688 of the tests in tourism can be assigned to the month of August.
In July 2020, a total of 42,955 tests were carried out. Accordingly, an average of 1,385 tests per day were carried out, the median value is 1,407 tests. The most testing day in July was July 8th with 1,973 tests. On July 25, the fewest tests were carried out with 623 tests.