575 people are currently in quarantine. The number of deaths associated with the coronavirus has increased by two to 269. On Tuesday, November 9, no case counts could be reported to the State Health Center due to technical difficulties. As a result, the incidence value had dropped from 99.5 to 85.3. By the transmission of the case numbers for two days, which took place on November 10, there is the clear jump upward.
Not only in Bonn, but also statewide and nationwide, the incidences are increasing. Likewise the utilization of the hospitals increases in relation to hospitalization rate and the portion of the patients at Covid in the intensive care units. Currently, approximately 25 percent of current cases are related to a family outbreak, and 11 percent are related to travel. Currently, there are several smaller outbreaks in hospitals, 50 cases at 31 schools and 16 cases at 14 day care centers. Forty percent of the infections are vaccine breakthroughs, meaning in people who have already been vaccinated.
As of Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 44 people from Bonn and the surrounding area who have contracted Covid-19 were in Bonn hospitals. 25 people are being cared for in normal wards, 19 are in intensive care units, and 13 of them require ventilation.
In accordance with the current vaccination decree of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, the Federal City of Bonn is currently preparing to set up decentralized inpatient vaccination centers where, in addition to doctors' offices, first and second vaccinations as well as booster vaccinations will be offered in accordance with the recommendation of the Permanent Vaccination Commission at the Robert Koch Institute. The city administration will provide information on this shortly.
The STIKO currently recommends COVID-19 booster vaccinations for
- Persons 70 years of age and older,
- Persons with immunodeficiency,
- Caregivers and other professionals with direct contact with those being cared for in outpatient, partial or full inpatient care facilities for the elderly or others at increased risk for severe COVID-19 disease progression,
- personnel in medical facilities with direct patient contact, and for
- Persons with at least four weeks of previous vaccination of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
In addition, the STIKO recommends only the Biontech vaccine for persons under 30 years of age.
Further, the City continues its open mobile vaccination clinics for all persons 12 years of age and older at the City Hall, where no appointment is required. The next dates:
- Thursdays, Nov. 11, 18 and 25, from 1 to 6 p.m. each day, Town House lobby.
- Fridays, Nov. 12, 19 and 26, each from 8 a.m. to noon, Town House Passage toward Weiher Street (between Town Archives and Service Center).
- Mondays, Nov. 15, 22 and 29, each from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Town House foyer.