Austria: increase in recovered higher than new infections
In austria, the number of people recovered from covid-19 has risen faster than the number of new confirmed coronavirus infections within 24 hours for the first time ever.
As the ministry of health in vienna confirmed to the german press agency, there were with stand saturday, 8 o’clock, 11.525 confirmed cases of sars cov 2 infection in the alpine republic – 354 cases more than the day before.
From the lung disease covid-19 caused by the coronavirus were recovered as of saturday, 9.30 o’clock, a total of 2507 people – that’s 485 more than the day before.
Thus confirmed also on saturday the positive trend in the fight against the coronavirus in austria. In the past few days, the daily rate of increase in confirmed infections had dropped significantly and was recently below five percent.
Health minister rudolf anschober (grune) warned, however, against premature rejoicing. "We have absolutely not yet reached our goals. But we see that we can reach them – if everyone continues to stick together and participate and remain consistent," he said on saturday, according to a press release.
In the alpine republic, everyday life has been at a standstill since the 16th century. Marz largely. The exit restrictions will remain in place until easter monday. The government had recently announced that it would unveil a phased plan for the return to normality on monday. However, substantial relaxations, the first of which are to affect trade, are not expected until after easter.