The incidence in Marburg-Biedenkopf amounts to 347.7

With an incidence of 347.7, the neighborhood is just below the 350 limit on Thursday, January 13. If these three consecutive days are passed, a neighborhood is considered a hotspot and stricter rules come into effect. In the municipalities of Hesse, the incidence is still the decisive value for the classification as a hotspot and therefore also for stricter contact and hygiene rules: this includes the prohibition of alcohol in places and places. very busy places as well as the requirement of the mask in pedestrian areas. For events of more than ten people as well as in cultural, sporting and leisure spaces, in restaurants and for tourist overnight stays, the 2G-Plus rule applies indoors and the 2G rule outdoors.

The Marburg-Biedenkopf district health department reported 166 new infections on Thursday. 1674 active cases are currently supported. 14 people are hospitalized in hospital, one less than the day before. Seven infected people still need intensive medical care. The incidence of hospitalization for Hesse reported by the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) is currently still 3.1 per 100,000 inhabitants.

The number of deaths linked to corona infection remains at 309.

According to the district press office, the figures in Neustadt break down into 71 infections (49 the day before) in the initial reception center in Hesse (HEAE) and 42 (47) in the city and districts. Over the past few days, these have not been presented separately.

The total number of confirmed corona infections since March 2020 is currently 17,250. The number of people recovered has increased from 132 to 15,267.

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Almost 8,000 new corona infections and in some cases significant increases in incidence over seven days in municipalities were recorded in Hesse within 24 hours. On Thursday, the number of new corona infections reported per 100,000 inhabitants rose in seven days, according to the Robert Koch Institute, to 468.2 after 417.6 the day before. Detailed figures are available here.

The number of new corona infections nationwide transmitted to the Robert Koch Institute in one day has again peaked. According to the RKI, health authorities reported 81,417 cases in 24 hours Thursday morning. The RKI gave a seven-day incidence of 427.7. For comparison: the day before, the value was 407.5. A week ago, the national incidence was 285.9.

Booster vaccinations also for adolescents

Vaccination reminders are now also possible for children and adolescents aged 12 to 17 at the three vaccination points and during mobile vaccination campaigns by the health service. The circle is thus based on the corresponding recommendation of the Permanent Vaccination Commission (STIKO) of January 13, 2022. For the third vaccination, a minimum interval of at least three months from the previous vaccination is recommended. According to STIKO, a booster vaccination improves vaccine protection and reduces the likelihood of transmission of corona infections. Further information is available at and here.

Other vaccination offers

An overview of the vaccination campaigns planned by the Marburg-Biedenkopf health service with mobile teams is available on the district homepage at

by Katharina Kaufmann-Hirsch and our agency


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