Emergency hospital set up in East Tyrol – tirol.ORF.at



In order to relieve the hospitals, a Covid-19 emergency clinic has now also been set up in East Tyrol. There are 20 beds available, two people have already been transferred there. Meanwhile, the number of new infections is 217, ten deaths have become known.

In the Innsbruck Land district, an 86-year-old woman, a 72-year-old man, a 78-year-old woman and an 87-year-old man died in the last few days, all four of whom had previous illnesses. In addition, a 91-year-old from the Innsbruck-Land district died without any known previous illnesses. There were also three other coronavirus-related deaths in Innsbruck. An 86-year-old woman and an 87-year-old and a 90-year-old man died from or with the virus. An 81-year-old man died in the Lienz district and a 73-year-old woman in the Landeck district; both had positive coronavirus test results.

The number of people infected with the coronavirus in Tyrol is currently 2,308, and within the last 24 hours 451 people were considered to have recovered. Most of the infected are still in the Innsbruck Land district with 500.

District numbers at a glance (those who have recovered in brackets)

• Innsbruck-Land: 500 (7,834)
• Innsbruck: 328 (5.759)
• Schwaz: 301 (6.004)
• Lienz: 295 (2.069)
• Kufstein: 282 (5.660)
• Imst: 236 (2.454)
• Landeck: 160 (2.228)
• Kitzbühel: 136 (2.292)
• Reutte: 70 (807)

In the hospitals there was a relief on Tuesday compared to Monday, because seven fewer people were treated in the hospital for a coronavirus infection. 267 infected people were in inpatient treatment, 54 of them – six fewer than the day before – in the intensive care unit.

A total of 60 beds in emergency wards

The Münster Rehabilitation Center has had an emergency hospital since spring, with 40 beds. In Iselsberg-Stronach, 20 additional beds are now available in the Ederhof rehabilitation center. The emergency wards are intended for those patients who no longer necessarily need hospital treatment after suffering from coronavirus, but still need care, according to the state. At the same time, this means that bed capacities are kept free in the hospitals.

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