Upper Austria. From January 12th to 13th, the state of Upper Austria reported 302 new Covid 19 cases, after fewer than 200 had been reported the previous days. The total number of current Covid cases is falling and as of January 13th, 5 p.m., is 2,393.
The number of current Covid-19 cases in Upper Austria continues to decrease. On January 13, 5 p.m., it was 2,393 currently infected, after 2,464 the previous day. A total of 75,597 cases have been recorded in Upper Austria so far (including recovered and deceased people). The number of people in quarantine was 9,207 as of January 13th.
All regions of Upper Austria are currently below 300 infected people, the Gmunden district with 285 cases (previous day 294) currently has most of them in absolute numbers and also in per mille of the total population (2.80).
The Linz-Land district counted 269 cases as of January 13 (previous day 279), in the Braunau district 246 people are currently infected with Covid-19 (previous day 249). The Vöcklabruck district (previous day 209) and the state capital 211 (previous day 232) recorded 213 current cases.
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.
302 new positive cases (January 13th)
From January 12th to 13th, 302 new infections were reported in Upper Austria, after 196 the previous day.
Vaccination status in Upper Austria – registration for vaccination for people over 80 years of age
As of January 12th, in the evening, 2,542 people in Upper Austria were vaccinated. In week 02 (January 11th to 17th) a total of 11,155 people are to be vaccinated.
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 are possible from Friday, January 15th, 2 p.m. Telephone registration: 0732/7720 78 700, online registration will also be set up, 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 0.83 percent (January 13)
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 for the antigen rapid tests, which are offered in Upper Austria independently of the mass tests, is 0.83 percent today, unchanged from the previous day.
From December 20 to January 12, 118,338 such antigen tests were carried out in Upper Austria, 988 of which were positive. On January 12th, 1,556 Upper Austrians were tested, 13 of which were positive.
The additional offer of free tests for old people’s and nursing home visitors in Covid-Drive-Ins of 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
Since a “free test” will not take place, the tests in Upper Austria will be postponed from January 15th to 17th to January 22nd to 24th. Instead of mass tests, the state of Upper Austria and the city of Linz also want to rely on continuous testing instead of mass testing after the current lockdown has ended. More information at www.tips.at/n/524434
1,349 deaths in Upper Austria (as of January 13)
As of January 13th, 5 p.m., the statistics counted 1,349 deaths in connection with Covid-19 in Upper Austria.
Two current deaths in connection with Covid-19 and five late registrations had to be reported on January 13th. (Please note: In the case of “place of death unknown”, the actual place of death is usually at home or in a nursing home).
- 66-year-old patient, living in the Perg district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 12.01. (Ordensklinikum Linz Elisabethinen)
- 85-year-old woman, living in the Ried district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 12.01. (Eberschwang nursing home)
- 81-year-old man, living in the Ried district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 10.01. (Mehrnbach retirement home)
- 82-year-old man, living in the Ried district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 08.01. (Eberschwang nursing home)
- 81-year-old woman, living in the Ried district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 11.01. (Eberschwang nursing home)
- 95-year-old woman, living in the Gmunden district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 11.01. (APH Laakirchen)
- 71-year-old woman, living in the Grieskirchen district, with previous illnesses, date of death: 08.01. (Place of death unknown)
Situation in hospitals (January 13th)
The number of people who have to be treated in hospital for coronavirus disease has fallen further. As of January 13th, 5 p.m., there are 324 (previous day 374). 58 people, however, are being looked after intensively, three more than the day before.
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 operated.
Situation in old people’s and nursing homes (January 13th)
162 employees (previous day 168) and 289 residents (previous day 294) in 62 (previous day 63) Upper Austrian retirement and nursing homes have tested positive for Covid-19 (as of January 12, 2021).
Positive cases in schools (January 13th)
Currently, 93 (previous day 97) Upper Austrian school locations are affected by Covid-19: 91 students (previous day 81), 33 teachers (previous day 31) and seven (previous day five) people who are part of the other school staff are positive for Covid-19 tested (as of January 12, 2021).
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 health number 1450. “We ask citizens not to go to the drive-ins unannounced.”
- 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)
- January 5th: 2,003 (plus 165 antigen tests by 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