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Corona numbers explode in NRW small town: Incidence of over 1000 - so the district is now taking action

2021-09-17T17:04:11.384Z

In Germany the incidences are actually falling slightly - but there are exceptions. One small town in North Rhine-Westphalia has exceeded the incidence of 1000.



In Germany the incidences are actually falling slightly - but there are exceptions.

One small town in North Rhine-Westphalia has exceeded the incidence of 1000.

Detmold / Augustdorf - four-digit incidences - they also exist in Germany despite the general slight decline in numbers.

After a calculated seven-day incidence in Augustdorf of over 1000, the Lippe district (North Rhine-Westphalia) and the municipality have announced measures against a further increase in the number of corona infections.

The incidence is to be brought under control with various measures.

Infected and contact persons should be informed more extensively about which steps are required, the circle announced on Friday.

In order to also inform non-German-speaking citizens, multilingual flyers are to be distributed that provide information on the subject of vaccination and behavior in quarantine.

In addition, focus tests would also be considered.

Augustdorf (North Rhine-Westphalia): Diffuse infections in family groups - Corona incidence over 1000

There is a diffuse infection process in the Augustdorf community, especially in family groups, explained a spokesman for the circle.

The health department assess the infection situation in more detail.

There should also be more attention to vaccination offers.

Can the circle do more?

Obviously not.

In addition, according to the current status of the ordinances, he has no legal leverage to order extended protective measures, as was still possible months ago through general decrees, according to a press release from the district on Friday.

Several media had reported on the high incidence in Augustdorf.

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) shows an incidence for the entire district - the number of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants within seven days.

A closer look at the corona infections and the number of inhabitants results in a value of over 1000 for Augustdorf, it said.

Augustdorf has about 10,000 inhabitants.

(cg with dpa)

Germany currently has a total incidence of 74.7, the numbers are slightly down. However, experts warn against writing off the fourth wave.

Source: merkur

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