The state is now also in the current wave of infections Schleswig-Holstein has become a corona risk area. Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania had previously exceeded the warning value.
On Sunday, Schleswig-Holstein became the last federal state in Germany in the current wave of infections to become a corona risk area. In the past seven days, there were an average of 51.6 infections for every 100,000 inhabitants, as the state government announced on Sunday. This has exceeded the important risk value of 50.1. On Saturday, the seven-day incidence was 48.9. The state government reported 154 new cases on Sunday evening.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 15,771 infections have been detected in Schleswig-Holstein, as the state government further announced. According to the information, 114 Covid 19 patients are being treated in the hospitals. The number of people recovered is estimated at 12,500.
On Sunday afternoon, the neighboring state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania had already exceeded the warning value. Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Schleswig-Holstein are the federal states with the lowest numbers of infections.