The number of Düsseldorf residents who currently tested positive for the corona virus was 19,727 on Thursday (April 8), 114 higher than the day before. The so-called 7-day incidence (number of new cases in the past 7 days per 100,000 inhabitants) is currently 91.0 (96.0) in Düsseldorf. The previous day’s numbers in brackets.
Thursday April 8, 2021
As of Wednesday evening (7.4.), The total number of people who have tested positive for Covid-19 in Düsseldorf since March 3, 2020 is 19,727 (+ 114). Around 940 people in Düsseldorf are infected with this. 123 people are currently being treated in hospitals, 36 of them in intensive care units. So far 324 (+1) sick people have died.
Overview of the number of cases
The city of Düsseldorf has created an overview here in which the number of cases (broken down according to daycare centers, schools and retirement homes) as well as the distribution of diseases and deaths by age group can be seen.
On Wednesday (7.4.) 413 swabs for PCR tests were taken from the mobile teams and in the diagnostic centers at the Mitsubishi Electric Hall. This figure also includes the smears carried out in old people’s and nursing homes, refugee and homeless shelters. Since March 4, 2020, 116,562 smears have been taken via the diagnostic centers.
Dates for PCR tests
Anyone who lives or works in Düsseldorf and shows symptoms such as dry cough, sore throat, shortness of breath or fever can be tested. In addition, current contact persons in Category I and persons who have been advised of an increased risk by the Corona warning app can be deleted. For this it is necessary to make an appointment beforehand on the Corona information phone at 0211-8996090. Further tests are also arranged by the resident doctors or in the test centers of the laboratories. Also new are various offers for rapid tests, for which appointments can be booked online.
Free corona rapid tests
The city offers 1000 quick tests daily from Monday to Saturday (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) in the Mitsubishi Electric Hall, Siegburger Strasse 15. In addition, contracts have been concluded with other providers. A current list and information on booking appointments can be found here.
Advice and information
The Corona hotline can be reached Monday to Friday from 7.30 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The city recommends calling outside of peak hours during the week between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. There is no advice on Sundays and public holidays.
The city of Düsseldorf started the first vaccinations on December 27th. On Wednesday (April 7th) a further 4,362 vaccinations were reported. Since December 27, 2020, 131,951 vaccination doses have been administered in Düsseldorf, 38,130 of them as a second vaccination.
The Düsseldorf vaccination center has been in operation since February 8th. Vaccination volunteers between the ages of 60 and 78 have been able to book an appointment with the Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians (KVNO) since Saturday (3.4). This possibility is over, all appointments are taken. 79-year-old Düsseldorfers can book a vaccination appointment with the KVNO from April 6th, they have been contacted by the city in writing.
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The number of Düsseldorf residents who currently tested positive for the corona virus was 19,613 on Wednesday (7.4.), 68 higher than the day before. The so-called 7-day incidence (number of new cases in the past 7 days per 100,000 inhabitants) is currently 96.0 (98.6) in Düsseldorf. The previous day’s numbers in brackets.