The events and developments related to the coronavirus are sometimes overturning. Therefore we are currently reporting in this live blog. Read the events of the week from March 15th to 21st here.
The most important things at a glance (as of March 28, midnight):
209 deaths (209) in the Borken district
A total of 10,543 Infections (Previous day 10.456)
Healthy: 9315 people (9204)
Currently infected: 1019 persons (1043)
The “7-day incidence”, i.e. the number of new infections reported per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 7 days, is in the district of Borken according to the calculation of the District Health Office current 148,1. The Regional Health Center NRW reports 148,9.
Currently infected in the municipalities (as of March 28, midnight):
Ahaus: 107 infections (111)
Heek: 24 (27)
Explained: 22 (23)
Stadtlohn: 26 (26)
Südlohn: 16 (17)
Worth: 65 (67)
Important information about the numbers of the Borken district: These always report the status of the infections at midnight on the respective day. It cannot be ruled out that the previous day’s figures will still be statistically recorded.
Sunday March 28th
9:58 a.m .: So far, 806 cases of mutation are known in the district. 339 of these people have now recovered and released from quarantine after testing. That said, there are currently 467 known active cases.
9.33 a.m .: The Borken district also reported many new infections on Sunday. The incidence value has risen further to 148.1. This means that the Borken district continues to be the sad leader in the region. On the other side of the scale, by the way, is the city of Münster with an incidence of 53.9.
8.45 a.m .: The Protestant parish does not hold church services on the Easter holidays. The services should only take place digitally.
Saturday March 27th
6.30 p.m .: Since March 8, everyone can be tested for Corona free of charge once a week. What proportion do the rapid tests have on the increasing numbers of infected people in the Borken district? Read more about it here.
We asked retailers in Ahaus and Südlohn: Are you going to open your shops for “click & meet” next week, for which customers need a negative quick test? The answers: There are still many question marks about how the regulation should be dealt with.
11 clock: The state of North Rhine-Westphalia has announced that the Borken district will be provided with a further 2500 vaccine doses for the Vaccination of previously ill people of priority group II (§3 of the Corona vaccination regulation) can be used. According to this new commitment from the state, vaccinations of chronically ill people of priority II in the “Vaccination Center District Borken” could take place before Easter. Appointments can be made on a specially created internet form.
10.50 a.m .: The district government of Münster reports a 7-day incidence value for the Borken district of 146.0. The city of Gelsenkirchen alone has a higher value in the administrative district with 147.9.
City of Bottrop 109.7 (98.7)
District of Borken 146.0 (141.4)
District of Coesfeld 69.8 (60.7)
City of Gelsenkirchen 147.9 (139.8)
City of Münster 60.9 (59.6)
District of Recklinghausen 119.5 (117.1)
District of Steinfurt 110.4 (99.1)
District of Warendorf 79.2 (82.1)
Friday, March 26th:
7.15 p.m .: District administrator and mayors from the Borken district have decided that the shops should remain open to customers after an appointment has been made. Prerequisite: a daily negative corona test. Read more about the decision here.
The district of Borken has also published which rules according to the Corona Protection Ordinance apply in the district of Borken from Monday, March 29th. You can get an overview here.
12.30 p.m .: On Friday, the Borken district received the following information from the Westmünsterland Clinic for its hospital locations in Ahaus, Bocholt, Borken and Stadtlohn on the situation in the hospitals in the district that treat Covid-19 patients. 43 patients are currently being treated there, 8 of them are in the intensive care unit.
70 intensive care beds (55 beds currently in operation plus 15 switchable beds in the area of intensive monitoring) are available in the area of the Westmünsterland Clinic, 23 can be added in an emergency scenario.
10 patients, 4 of them in the intensive care unit, are currently being treated at the St. Antonius Hospital in Gronau. A total of 16 intensive care beds are available there, 7 can be added in an emergency scenario.
12.15 p.m .: Two more test stations will open in Südlohn during Holy Week. Here you can read more about it.
12 o’clock: So far are in the district area 693 Mutationsfälle known. 305 of these people have now recovered and released from quarantine after testing. That is, it is currently 388 active cases known, reports the Borken district. A total of 9,141 people have now recovered.
In connection with a coronavirus infection, unfortunately, there have been in the past few days another death. A 76-year-old woman from Borken died. District Administrator Dr. Kai Zwicker offers his deep condolences. This death was subsequently assigned to a previous day (day of death). This means that 209 deaths have been recorded since the start of the corona pandemic.
The total number of confirmed infections with the coronavirus in the Borken district is 10,342. Currently, 992 people are infected with the corona virus in the Borken district (as of March 26, 2021, midnight).
10.13 a.m .: The number of people currently infected in the Münster administrative district increased from Thursday to Friday from 4,380 to 4,870 (as of March 26, 12 a.m.). The number of infections with the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Münster administrative region increased from 80,432 to 81,005 from Thursday to Friday.
The incidence values at a glance:
City of Bottrop 98.7 (106.3)
District of Borken 141.4 (134.9)
District of Coesfeld 60.7 (55.3)
City of Gelsenkirchen 139.8 (138.3)
City of Münster 59.6 (62.8)
District of Recklinghausen 117.1 (112.2)
District of Steinfurt 99.1 (98.2)
District of Warendorf 82.1 (78.1)
Thursday March 25th
5.47 p.m .: Corona rapid tests are offered in the medical practices of the municipality of Südlohn, on Fridays at the Jakobihalle – and from next week at two central locations. There are two new test sites.
5.10 p.m .: So far are in a circle 681 Mutationsfälle known. 301 of these people have now recovered and released from quarantine after testing. That said, there are currently 380 known active cases. A total of 9,103 people have now recovered.
4:50 p.m .: The country has announced that the vaccination offer is to be expanded – both in the vaccination centers and then through the doctors in private practice. NRW now also wants to enable younger people to be vaccinated. Here all information.
4.40 p.m .: As on Thursdays in the previous weeks, the number of new infections has literally exploded. The circle reports 149 (!) New infections. More than in weeks.
This means that the number of people currently infected has risen to 919. An increase of 105 cases compared to the previous day. And the incidence value continues to rise. The current value is 134.1. That is well above the critical 100 mark. Easing is further away than ever.
The district also reports another death from Ahaus in connection with Corona. An 86-year-old woman died. District Administrator Dr. Kai Zwicker offers his deep condolences. This means that there have now been 208 deaths since the start of the corona pandemic.
2:50 p.m .: The following information is available today on the situation in the hospitals in the district that treat COVID-19 patients Westmünsterland Clinic for its hospital locations in Ahaus, Bocholt, Borken and Stadtlohn:
41 patients are currently being treated there, 9 of them are in the intensive care unit. 70 intensive care beds (55 beds currently in operation plus 15 switchable beds in the area of intensive monitoring) are available in the area of the Westmünsterland Clinic, 23 can be added in an emergency scenario.
Im St. Antonius-Hospital Gronau 7 patients are currently being treated, 3 of them in the intensive care unit. A total of 16 intensive care beds are available there, 7 can be added in an emergency scenario.