Regardless of the spread of the South African coronavirus variant in Tyrol, the state has the lowest seven-day incidence in Austria. On Sunday it was 73.4, on Saturday it was 77. In Austria, the seven-day incidence was 105.1, according to the AGES dashboard. Meanwhile, the number of infected people continued to decline. 74 new infections were compared to 95 recovered, the country said. That means 984 people were actively positive.
The situation in the hospitals also remained stable: 85 people had to be treated as inpatients, one more than the day before. Of these, 20 corona patients required intensive care, two less than on Saturday. Another person died with or from Covid-19, 558 deaths related to the virus have been recorded to date. 540,237 corona tests were carried out in Tyrol.
As of Sunday, there were a total of 251 suspected cases of the South African coronavirus mutation in Tyrol, four more had been added compared to the previous day. The country announced that 219 such cases have so far been confirmed by full or partial sequencing. Among the suspected or partially sequenced cases, 135 people were still considered infected. Around 61 percent of the confirmed and suspected cases still occurred in the Schwaz district, 20 percent in the Kufstein district and eleven percent in the Innsbruck-Land district.