The new infections are already in the range of the highs from last November, according to the broadcast. This leads to an increase in the 7-day incidence of around 50 points to 313.4. In the unvaccinated population it is around 630, in those with vaccination around 110.
3,648 new corona infections on Thursday
3,648 new infections with the corona virus were reported in Austria on Thursday. There are also 430 positive test results from the state of Salzburg.
“Corona situation is reminiscent of a past autumn”
“Yes, this actually reminds of last autumn. With one important difference: now we have the vaccination. But the fact that this protection is not used by many puts us in a very demanding position, ”said state statistician Gernot Filipp in the press release.
Increase in all Salzburg districts
“The focus of the infection process is still in Tennengau, but the level in Flachgau and Pongau is also very high and the values are also rising significantly in the other districts,” warns Filipp.
Highest 7-day incidence in Annaberg-Lungötz
Exit controls apply to the three Tennengau municipalities of St. Koloman, Annaberg-Lungötz and Adnet due to the high number of infections (2.5-G – vaccinated, recovered and PCR-tested). In St. Koloman, the 7-day incidence is currently 1,010 (36 active cases), the vaccination rate is 41.9 percent of the total population and 48.7 people over the age of 12, which is the lowest value nationwide.
Annaberg-Lungötz has a 7-day incidence of 2,692 – this is the highest value in the entire state – and 70 actively infected people, the vaccination rate is 56.1 percent (total population) and 64.5 (over 12), Adnet has a 7-day incidence of 1,279 in 69 active cases; vaccination rates are 56.1 and 64.5 percent, respectively (population over 12).
Tennengau brings up the rear in terms of vaccination rates
67.6 percent of all Salzburg residents aged twelve and over are fully immunized. The Pinzgau (70.9 percent) and Pongau (70.5) are the only districts to have exceeded the 70 percent mark. These include the Lungau (68.8), the Flachgau (67.5) and the city of Salzburg with 66 percent. Tennengau brings up the rear (63.1). This order is almost identical if you include the entire population, Pinzgau is ahead with 64.2 percent, Tennengau is the lowest with 55 percent. The national average here is 59.7 percent.
Infection rate highest in Tennengau
The 7-day incidence is highest in Salzburg’s districts in Tennengau with 577.1, slightly from Flachgau with 423 and Pongau with 330.5. In the city of Salzburg this value is 218.8, in Lungau it is 129.2 and the 7-day incidence in Pinzgau is lowest at 125.9. Values over 1,000 reach the municipalities of Annaberg-Lungötz, Adnet, Rußbach and St. Koloman in Tennengau, Ebenau in Flachgau, Forstau in Pongau, Radstadt and Untertauern. At the moment only the communities Hüttschlag (Pongau), Göriach, Thomatal, Tweng and Weißpriach (all Lungau) as well as Krimml, Taxenbach and Viehhofen (all Pinzgau) are not actively infected.
Around 60,000 infections since the beginning
As of 8:30 a.m. today, 59,665 people in Salzburg have tested positive for Covid-19, the 7-day incidence is 313.4. 2,395 people are currently actively infected in the state. Pongau 320, Tennengau 484, Lungau 57, City of Salzburg 472, Flachgau 922 and Pinzgau 140.
64 patients with Covid-19 in hospital
There are currently 64 Covid-19 patients in the hospital (eight more than yesterday), 14 of them in the intensive care unit. The average age of the people in the intensive care unit is around 59 years. So far there have been 615 connections with Covid-19.
Since the beginning of July, vaccination buses, ordinations and vaccination lanes have offered a low-threshold and without registration possibility to receive a free vaccination more than 300 times. A vaccination bus more than 50 schools in the country and there were dozens of special vaccination campaigns, for example in companies or at events. This possibility will continue to exist. You can see everything at a glance HERE read up.
Traffic light probably back to “red”
The traffic light commission will decide again today about the risk in the federal states. Due to the large number of new infections and high incidences among the unvaccinated people, Salzburg should again be classified as “red” – very high risk, the state concludes.