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Stuttgart (dpa / lsw) – The number of confirmed corona infections in Baden-Württemberg has increased by 2068 within one day. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 152,774 cases have been registered, as the State Health Office announced on Tuesday (as of 4 p.m.). The number of deaths related to the virus rose 49 compared to last Monday’s data. A total of 2824 corona deaths have been counted so far. 105,486 people are considered recovered.
Nationwide, the value for new infections per 100,000 inhabitants fell slightly to 131.8 within seven days. All urban and rural districts in Baden-Württemberg are still above the limit of 50, from which a district is considered a risk area.
423 patients seriously ill with Covid-19 had to be treated in intensive care units in the southwest, 256 of them were ventilated through a tube. Of the 3004 intensive care beds currently available in the country, 80.2 percent are occupied.
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