The number of coronavirus patients in Austria exceeded 7 thousand

In Austria the number of registered cases of coronavirus infection reached 7 399, 58 people died from this infection. This was reported by the Ministry of Health on Friday, March 27.

It is noted that the largest number of infected people was recorded in the federal state of Tyrol on the border with Italy (1772 people) and in Vienna (1,018 people).

Earlier, on March 21, the newspaper Spiegel called the ski resort in Austrian Tyrol one of the main centers of coronavirus spreading in Europe.

The newspaper notes that more than half of Norwegians with a positive test for COVID-19 and more than a third of infected Danes say they visited the popular resort Patsnaun Ishgl. In addition, the number of people who become ill after visiting this place is also increasing in Germany.

An outbreak of COVID-19 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus occurred in Wuhan, China at the end of December. Outside China, the disease was diagnosed in patients in more than 190 countries. On 11 March, the WHO declared a coronavirus pandemic.