The number of corona cases in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) is increasing unchecked.
Now there is a new hotspot in the state.
In a small town the incidence value soared to 321.
In North Rhine-Westphalia
(NRW), the Corona * infection numbers are increasing massively.
is currently already a corona risk area.
Now there is a new hotspot in NRW.
is updated regularly.
Aachen - Dark red, a new spot is marked on the dashboard of the
Robert Koch Institute *
It is a small town in
(NRW) - with just under 30,000 inhabitants.
According to the health authorities, the 7-day incidence * is 321 (previous day:
The new Corona hotspot is the city of
Corona crisis in NRW: 7-day incidence in Ort near Aachen over 300
"There are only 75 corona cases, but every single case worries me," said Willi Linkens, Lord Mayor of Baesweiler on Tuesday evening on WDR.
Most probably got infected at private parties.
Despite the high corona numbers, there should be no
at the place
, such as in the Berchtesgaden * district (Bavaria).
belongs to the Aachen Kreis urban region, only the health department can impose a lockdown.
According to the authorities, there are currently
84 active corona cases
in the city
As of Wednesday morning, the
from 299 to
The 7-day incidence in the Aachen city region is therefore
(previous day: 113).
According to the RKI, the value is 106.6 (data status: October 21, 12 a.m.).
"There are only 75 corona cases, but every single case worries me"
Willi Linkens, Lord Mayor of Baesweiler
The Lord Mayor of Baesweiler hopes that the corona numbers will drop again by October 31.
As the WDR reports, there are now quarantine controls in the city.
Police officers check whether all people who tested positive for Corona remain in quarantine as prescribed.
Coronavirus in NRW - extreme situation in the most populous federal state
(NRW) there are
2,189 new corona infections
within 24 hours
(previous day: 2,150)
and seven deaths according to RKI data (data as of October 21, 12 a.m.) have been recorded.
(133.6) and in the
Aachen city region
(106, 6) the 7-day incidence is over 100. For the whole of North Rhine-Westphalia, the RKI gives a 7-day incidence of 62.2 (data status: October 20, 0:00 am).
In NRW, two thirds of the population (18 million inhabitants) now live in a
corona risk area
, reports the news agency
Around 12 million people live in cities or districts that are above the critical threshold of 50 new infections, according to figures from the
Robert Koch Institute
(RKI) on Wednesday.
was therefore the only larger city that remained below the figure of 50 with 33 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last seven days.
The most populous federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia has almost 18 million inhabitants.
The coronavirus numbers in Germany are alarming.
The increase in new corona infections is rapid.
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