Datteln has the lowest corona incidence in the Recklinghausen district

The corona incidence has fallen sharply in Datteln. Now the city has the lowest incidence in the entire county.

The corona development in Datteln is pleasing: the incidence has fallen sharply. © picture alliance/dpa

In Datteln, the corona incidence has fallen sharply in the past week. This is the result of current figures on the development of the pandemic, which the Recklinghausen district published on Friday (May 13). With a value of 293.8, Datteln now has the lowest incidence in the entire Recklinghausen district. A week earlier, on May 6th, the value in the city was almost 100 points higher and amounted to 391.8.

A person died in Datteln with Corona

102 Dattelner are currently infected with the corona virus. Since the beginning of the pandemic, a total of 8,146 diseases have been detected in the city, 102 since last Friday. 105 people have died in connection with the corona virus, one in the past week.

Overall, the incidence in the Recklinghausen district has continued to fall since last week. Instead of 457, it is now only 399.4. Haltern am See still has the highest incidence with 589.2. 2,451 corona cases are currently active in the district. 57 patients were admitted to the district hospitals because of a corona infection. Between six and 17 patients received intensive medical care every day.

The district no longer publishes the corona numbers daily, but always on Fridays as a summary for the entire past week.