The corona situation remains tense in many regions in Hesse – but that is not due to the start of school. The RKI publishes the current figures.
Update from Friday, 09/10/2021, 7:05 a.m .: The corona situation in Hesse remains tense. The number of corona infections in Hesse rose by 1296 cases on Friday to a total of 319,332. This is reflected in the data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) from Friday morning. The health authorities in Hesse also registered eight more deaths in connection with Covid 19 disease. The total number of deaths since the beginning of the pandemic has risen to 7,660 in Hesse.
The seven-day incidence rose again by leaps and bounds, especially in Offenbach am Main. While the incidence value here on Thursday (09.09.2021) was 182.6, it was again 236.1 on Friday – higher than anywhere else in Germany. Overall, however, the incidence in Hesse decreased slightly, from 110.5 to 109.8. The national average is currently 83.8.
The incidence in Frankfurt, which is in second place behind Offenbach in Hesse, increases minimally from 156.3 to 156.5. Behind is the city of Kassel with 150.7 (previous day: 157.7).
Corona in Hessen: Few new infections in schools after the summer holidays
According to current figures, however, the schools are not to blame for the dynamic situation in the pandemic. According to the Ministry of Culture in Hesse, there were even comparatively few corona infections at the beginning of the new school year. Around 1000 schoolchildren (0.13 percent) and around 60 teachers (0.10 percent) are currently in official quarantine, the dpa ministry said. Before the Christmas holidays at the end of last year, the number was significantly higher at 17,000 to 18,000 students (more than 2 percent).
And there are no school closings either. At the beginning of the previous school year, seven schools were closed within the first two weeks.
Corona in Hessen: The current case numbers at a glance
|City / district||7-day incidence (previous day)|
|Bergstrasse district||98,5 (101,1)|
|Darmstadt-Dieburg district||92,7 (94,7)|
|District of Fulda||142,1 (153,8)|
|Pouring circle||79,1 (78)|
|Groß-Gerau district||113,5 (125,5)|
|District of Hersfeld-Rotenburg||23,3 (29,1)|
|District of Kassel||67,5 (68,4)|
|Lahn-Dill district||85,2 (92,4)|
|Limburg-Weilburg district||97,5 (89,6)|
|Main-Kinzig district||114,8 (118,6)|
|Marburg-Biedenkopf district||56,1 (54,5)|
|Offenbach district||148,7 (142,5)|
|Rheingau-Taunus district||108,3 (113,6)|
|Schwalm-Eder district||60,1 (64,5)|
|Waldeck-Frankenberg district||93,3 (97,7)|
|Werra-Meißner district||47 (45)|
|City of Darmstadt||98 (106,2)|
|City of Frankfurt||156,5 (156,3)|
|City of Kassel||150,7 (157,7)|
|City of Offenbach||236,1 (182,6)|
|City of Wiesbaden||139,3 (130,6)|
|Average Hessen||109,8 (110,5)|
Source: Robert Koch Institute | Status: 10.09.2021, 3.14 a.m. | Notes: Due to different reporting channels, the figures for the ministry and those of the cities and districts may differ slightly. As a rule, the lower the reporting level, the more up-to-date the numbers. New infections or deaths below 0 are due to reporting corrections.
Corona in Hessen: RKI is currently reporting a high incidence
First report from Thursday, 09.09.2021: Wiesbaden – The health authorities in Hessen* reported 1,382 new infections to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) within 24 hours. The figures were only released after a considerable delay. Four deaths related to the corona pandemic have been reported. The seven-day incidence is 110.5. The previous day the incidence was 113.6. A total of 318,036 people have been infected with the coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic.
The city of Offenbach has the highest incidence value (239, previous day: 222.3). It is followed by the cities of Kassel with a seven-day incidence of 157.7 (previous day: 169.9) and Frankfurt (156.3, previous day: 161.8). The Hersfeld-Rotenburg district has the lowest incidence in all of Hesse (29.1, previous day: 16.6).
Corona in Hessen: Jens Spahn (CDU) warns of “pandemic of the unvaccinated”
Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn (CDU) warned on Wednesday (September 8th, 2021) of the increasing number of infections across Germany. “Take the chance, get vaccinated”, appealed Jens Spahn. He underlined that vaccination rates now need to be increased – to protect yourself and others. “Every single vaccination decides how safely we get through the autumn,” said Spahn. “What we are currently seeing is a pandemic for the unvaccinated.”
So far, 61.5 percent of the population in Germany has been fully vaccinated, 65.9 percent have at least one vaccination. In order to level off the fourth wave of the pandemic, a vaccination rate of 80 to 90 percent is considered necessary.
The Hessian corona regulation will soon have to be extended. Prime Minister Volker Bouffier has announced innovations for the next version. (marv) * fnp.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA.
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