Upper Austria. The number of people currently infected in Upper Austria, at 1,986, remains below the value of 2,000 that was reached again for the first time on Monday. From January 18th to 19th, the state of Upper Austria reported 214 new Covid-19 cases, and 13,203 Upper Austrians have already been vaccinated. The federal government gave the Extension of the lockdown until February 8th including sharpening of the measures known.
The baby elephant grows to 2 meters and the FFP2 mask is mandatory in public transport and in stores from January 25th.
The number of current Covid-19 cases in Upper Austria is on January 19, 5 p.m., further below the 2,000 mark, more precisely at 1,986 (previous day 1,991). A total of 77,707 cases have been recorded in Upper Austria (including recovered and deceased people).
The number of people in quarantine is included as of January 19 8.184 People.
With 226 cases (previous day 235), the Gmunden district currently has the most infected people in absolute numbers and also in per mille of the total population (2.22). In the Braunau district, 203 people are currently infected with Covid-19 (previous day 228). All other districts and cities are below 200 current cases.
All figures from the individual districts are below www.land-oberoesterreich.gv.at/232009.htm to find.
214 new positive cases (January 18)
From January 18 to 19, 214 new infections were reported in Upper Austria, after 135 the day before.
The se cases can be traced back to an unannounced system change in the internal dashboard of the federal government from January 13th to 14th, after which those sick people are now also counted who only have a positive antigen test without PCR confirmation. So far, only PCR-confirmed positive antigen tests have been counted.
Virus mutation arrived in Upper Austria (as of January 16)
The Styrian authorities have already been informed and the persons concerned have been officially segregated. Further surveys and tests in the people’s surroundings are running intensively in order to be able to quickly track down further contact persons and also test them if necessary.
The disease courses of the English variant are not more severe. Due to the higher infection rate, however, more people become ill in a shorter time. This can lead to the utilization of the health system more quickly. Thus, the hygiene measures, distance and MNS are still the most important measures in preventing the spread of Covid-19 disease. Evidence of the new mutations can be found all over Austria, as of today also in Upper Austria ”, says Tilman Königswieser, head of the Salzkammergut Clinic.
Vaccination status in Upper Austria – registration for vaccinations for people over 80 years of age (January 19)
From Tuesday, the state of Upper Austria will start vaccinating people over 80 who do not live in old people’s and nursing homes. Registrations for this have been possible since Friday, January 15th. Telephone registration: 0732/7720 78 700, information: ooe-impft.at
By the end of January, around 30 percent of people over the age of 80 in Upper Austria should be able to be vaccinated. A reservation system will be set up as soon as further vaccine is available, interested parties will be notified. More under www.tips.at/n/524794
Positive rate at 0.84 percent, population tests canceled (January 19)
The state of Upper Austria offers free rapid antigen tests at selected locations. All information about the locations and the process is available on the Homepage of the state of Upper Austria.
The positive rate is currently 0.84 percent. On January 18 alone, 2,332 Upper Austrians were tested, 22 of which were positive.
The additional offer of free tests for old people’s and nursing home visitors in Covid-Drive-Ins of the Upper Austria and Upper Austria Red Cross will be extended until further notice. An appointment at the nursing home must be made in advance. All information about the process under www.tips.at/n/524271
The antigen test stations originally set up in the regions until January 21st will continue to exist. More on www.tips.at/n/525196
1.382 Deaths in Upper Austria (as of January 18)
As of January 19, 5 p.m., the statistics count 1.382 Deaths related to Covid-19 in Upper Austria.
Three current deaths in connection with Covid-19 as well as three late registrations had to be reported on January 19th (please note: If the place of death is unknown, the actual place of death is usually at home or in a nursing home).
- 94-year-old patient, living in the Linz district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 18.01. (Kepler University Hospital)
- 88-year-old patient, living in the Vöcklabruck district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 18.01. (Salzkammergut Clinic Bad Ischl-Gmunden-Vöcklabruck, Gmunden location)
- 71-year-old patient, living in the Linz district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 18.01. (Kepler University Hospital)
- 72-year-old patient, living in the Gmunden district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 11.01. (died at home)
- 84-year-old patient, living in the Kirchdorf district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 17.01. (Pyhrn-Eisenwurzen Clinic Kirchdorf-Steyr, Kirchdorf location
- 85-year-old patient, living in the Ried district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 15.01. (Merciful Sisters Hospital Ried)
Situation in hospitals (January 19)
The number of people who have to be treated in the hospital for a coronavirus disease is included as of January 19 291 (Previous day 308). 48 people receive intensive care (previous day 48).
The number of intensive care beds kept in the Upper Austrian hospitals has recently been reduced: In Upper Austria, due to the current trend and the AGES forecast calculation within level 3, 100 intensive care beds for Covid-19 patients (instead of 125) and 150 ICU beds for other clinical pictures are available operated.
Situation in the old people’s and nursing homes (January 19)
122 employees and 211 residents have currently tested positive for Covid-19 in 56 Upper Austrian retirement and nursing homes (as of January 18, 2021).
Positive cases at schools – semester break is brought forward (January 19)
81 Upper Austrian school locations are currently affected by Covid-19: 85 pupils, 24 teachers and 5 people who are part of the other school staff tested positive for Covid-19 (as of January 18, 2021).
The schools remain in distance learning until the semester break. In order to have a uniform start to school throughout Austria, the semester break in Upper Austria will be brought forward by one week – from February 8th to 14th. More on www.tips.at/n/525192
Number of tests in Upper Austria
The crisis team points out that (apart from the voluntary antigen tests) tests with symptoms are only possible after prior contact with the health number 1450. “We ask citizens not to go to the drive-ins unannounced.”
- January 18: 1,250 (plus 334 antigen tests by resident doctors)
- January 17: 889 (plus 21 antigen tests by resident doctors)
- January 16: 715 (plus 58 antigen tests by resident doctors)
- January 15: 1,104 (plus 201 antigen tests by resident doctors)
- 14 January: 1,614 (plus 140 antigen tests by resident doctors)
- January 13: 1,421 (plus 165 antigen tests by resident doctors)
- January 12: 1,346 (plus 195 antigen tests by resident doctors)
- January 11: 1,415 (plus 414 antigen tests by resident doctors)
- 10 January: 1,117 (plus 6 antigen tests by the resident doctors)
- January 9: 1,320 (plus 36 antigen tests by resident doctors)
- January 8: 1,599 (plus 332 antigen tests by resident doctors)
- 7 January: 1,583 (plus 145 antigen tests by resident doctors)
- January 6: 1,239 (plus 23 antigen tests by the resident doctors)
- 5th January: 2,003 (plus 165 antigen tests by the resident doctors according to the current status)
- 4 January: 1,503 (plus 447 antigen tests by resident doctors according to the current status)
- 3rd January: 1,171 (plus 1,291 antigen tests by resident doctors)
- January 2: 2.210
- January 1: 2,322
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