Sad news on the eve of grundonnerstag: the bamberg health department reports three more deaths related to covid-19 infection. This brings the total number of fatalities in the city and county of bamberg to 14 people. And the curve for those infected in the region also continues to go up (see graphic). Yesterday, 15 new traps were added, bringing the number of infected to 441. There has been a slight increase of 21 people in the number of those who are considered cured: currently 119 men and women.
For more than four weeks, 100 tests a day have been conducted in scheblitz, somewhat less on weekends. At times there were bottlenecks in the test pipes, but they have been overcome, he said. Thus, it is estimated that about 2700 people from the region have been tested by now.
A hotspot remains senior facilities with many residents from the risk group. The health department will not say which homes are particularly affected. "We ask for your indulgence, but data protection should also continue to be ensured here, especially with regard to sensitive medical data", says a spokeswoman.