578 new infections were recorded in Vorarlberg on Thursday. The number of Covid patients in the hospital is also increasing.
As of Friday, 8 a.m.: On Thursday, 578 new corona infections were recorded in Vorarlberg (with 266 recoveries). A further 56 new infections had been added by Friday morning.
This means that 4,703 people in Vorarlberg are currently tested positive for the corona virus. This is the highest value since the outbreak of the pandemic. Exactly one year ago, on November 12, 2020, there were 4,644 active cases.
A total of 69 Covid patients are currently in Vorarlberg’s hospitals, eight of them are being treated in the intensive care unit.
The seven-day incidence in Vorarlberg rose again on Thursday and is currently 682. Across Austria, the seven-day incidence has risen to 761.
Situation in the hospitals
61 Covid patients are currently being cared for in a normal ward in Vorarlberg, 33 of whom are fully vaccinated. Eight corona patients have to be treated in the intensive care unit, one of which is fully vaccinated.
There are currently 95 hospital employees tested Corona-positive, ten employees are in quarantine as contact persons. This means that a total of 105 employees – due to corona – cannot work. With around 6,000 employees in all Vorarlberg hospitals, that is around 1.8 percent.
Another person died in Vorarlberg on Thursday in connection with the corona virus. A total of 334 people died in Vorarlberg from or with the corona virus.
Numbers from the districts
Figures from the municipalities
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