The number of registered new corona infections has increased by 73 cases in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania since Sunday (as of Monday 4:35 p.m.). Overall, the State Office for Health and Social Affairs (LAGuS) reported 23,508 infections in the country since March 2020. According to an estimate by the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), 20,628 (+103) of the people who tested positive in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania have recovered from Covid 19 disease.
The number of deaths in the northeast rose by 14 to a total of 706. According to the LAGuS, 112,081 vaccine doses have been administered in the northeast (as of February 19) – around 3,500 more than the previous day. According to this, 68,418 people received the first vaccination, 43,663 the second.
Nationwide, the incidence value fell from 67.5 to 67.2 infections per 100,000 inhabitants within a week compared to the previous day. It is around six points above the national average. A week ago it was 65.3. In the Vorpommern-Greifswald district, the seven-day incidence value is 163.8. Schwerin has an incidence value of 82.6.
The Mecklenburg Lake District reports a value of 62.8. In the Rostock district the authorities report an incidence of 39.9, in the Hanseatic City of Rostock it is 27.2 and in Western Pomerania-Rügen it is 21.4.
Currently 293 people with Covid-19 in hospital
According to the latest figures from the LAGuS and the Ministry of Health, 293 (-4) people across the country are currently being treated in a hospital for Covid 19, 49 (+1) of them are in intensive care. According to the intensive care register, 21 (+1) Covid-19 patients are ventilated.
The register shows 492 occupied and 133 vacant intensive care beds for Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (as of Monday 4:19 p.m.).
55 new infections in Western Pomerania-Greifswald
According to the LAGuS, most of the infected were or are in the district of Vorpommern-Greifswald with 5,476 (+55) infections so far. In the Mecklenburg Lake District there are a total of 5,251 (+2) cases. So far there have been 3,605 (+1) infections in the Ludwigslust-Parchim district. In the district of Vorpommern-Rügen, 2,125 (+2) infections were reported. In the district of Northwest Mecklenburg, the authorities registered 1,983 (+0) people who were verifiably infected with the corona virus.
The state capital Schwerin continues to have the lowest total numbers with 1,628 (+3) and the Hanseatic city of Rostock with 1,481 (+3) cases.
Active infection events in 27 geriatric care facilities in MV
Since the end of January, LAGuS has also been publishing figures on the situation in old people’s homes, schools and daycare centers. Accordingly, as of Monday there are active infection events in 27 (-1) geriatric care facilities. 601 (-4) residents and 291 (-1) employees are affected.
The re is currently no active infection process in schools in the country.