The number of registered new corona infections has risen by 212 cases in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania since Tuesday (as of Wednesday, 4:39 p.m.). Overall, the State Office for Health and Social Affairs (LAGuS) reported 27,291 infections in the country since March 2020. According to an estimate by the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), 24,291 (+236) of the people who tested positive in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania have recovered from Covid 19 disease. The number of deaths in the northeast is 817 (+1). According to the LAGuS, 181,444 vaccine doses have been administered in the northeast (as of March 17). According to this, 122,095 people received a first vaccination (vaccination rate 7.59 percent), 59,349 also the second (vaccination rate 3.69 percent).
The incidence value in MV is now 63.7
Nationwide, the incidence value fell from 64.3 to 63.7 infections per 100,000 inhabitants within a week compared to the previous day. However, it is still well below the national average (86.2). In the district of Northwest Mecklenburg the seven-day incidence value is now 94.7, in the district of Ludwigslust-Parchim it is 94. The district of Vorpommern-Greifswald has an incidence value of 80.2. The LAGuS reports a value of 82.6 for Schwerin, 76 for the Rostock district and 41.8 for the Mecklenburg Lake District. In the district of Vorpommern-Rügen the authorities register an incidence of 43.6 and in the Hanseatic city of Rostock of 18.6.
Currently 236 people with Covid-19 in hospital
According to the latest figures from the LAGuS and the Ministry of Health, 236 (+5) people across the country are currently being treated in a hospital for Covid 19, 50 (+10) of them are in intensive care. According to the intensive care register, 27 (-1) Covid-19 patients are ventilated invasively. The register shows 527 occupied and 104 free intensive care beds for Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (as of Tuesday 5:19 p.m.).
46 new infections in the Rostock district
According to the LAGuS, most of the infected were or are in the district of Vorpommern-Greifswald, with 6,412 (+34) infections so far. In the Mecklenburg Lake District there are a total of 5,638 (+14) cases. So far there have been 4,255 (+40) infections in the Ludwigslust-Parchim district. 2,617 (+46) infections were reported in the Rostock district. In the district of Northwest Mecklenburg, the authorities registered 2,492 (+32) people who were verifiably infected with the corona virus. The LAGuS reports 2,374 (+25) cases for the district of Vorpommern-Rügen. The state capital Schwerin continues to have the lowest total numbers with 1,857 (+15) and the Hanseatic city of Rostock with 1,646 (+6) cases.
26 active infection events in geriatric care facilities
The LAGuS also publishes figures on the situation in old people’s homes as well as in schools and daycare centers. Accordingly, as of Wednesday there are active infection events in 26 (+2) geriatric care facilities. 169 (+25) residents and 73 (+1) employees are affected. There are also active infection events at 23 (+2) daycare centers and after-school care centers. 40 children (+7) and 37 educators and employees (+11) are affected. In addition, there are active infection events at 18 (+2) schools. Nine (+2) teachers or employees and 17 (+ -0) students are affected.