Corona situation in the country begins to stagnate

The number of new infections continues to fall in a weekly comparison, but at a somewhat slower pace. The R-value is currently increasing again.

Weekly report of the Santé

The number of new infections continues to fall in a weekly comparison, but at a somewhat slower pace. The R-value is currently increasing again.

(dme) – The new infections of the last week have only fallen slightly compared to the previous week. while between April 25th and May 1st While 3,641 cases were still reported in the country, there were 3,257 between May 2nd and 8th. The number of tests performed has decreased more in comparison, resulting in a higher positivity rate of 30.26 percent compared to 28.34 percent. The R-value has also increased from 0.82 to 0.98. However, the number of active infections continues to decline significantly. On May 1st there were still 8,251, on May 8th only 7,174.

The four reported deaths are identical to those of the previous week. In the hospitals, two more corona patients (16 compared to 14) were treated as inpatients. The number of intensive care patients is given as three for both weeks.

A total of 2,566 doses (2,067 in the previous week) were vaccinated in the week between May 2nd and 8th. 64 people received the first dose, 130 the second dose, 561 the first booster vaccination and 1812 the second booster vaccination.

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