In the Borken district, only 07.04.2021 people are currently infected with the corona virus (April 0th, 581, midnight). Unfortunately, there have been three more deaths in connection with a coronavirus infection in the past few days. A 76-year-old man from Gronau, an 86-year-old man from Borken and a 60-year-old man from Bocholt died. This means that 216 deaths have been recorded since the start of the corona pandemic. The “7-day incidence”, ie the number of new infections reported per 100.000 inhabitants in the last 7 days, is currently 97,2 per 100.000 inhabitants in the Borken district, according to the calculations of the district health office.
The following information is available from the Westmünsterland Clinic for its hospital locations in Ahaus, Bocholt, Borken and Stadtlohn on the situation in the hospitals in the district that treat COVID-19 patients. 46 patients are currently being treated there, 14 of them are in the intensive care unit. 70 intensive care beds (55 beds currently in operation plus 15 switchable beds in the area of intensive monitoring) are available in the area of the Westmünsterland Clinic, 23 can be added in an emergency scenario. At the St. Antonius Hospital Gronau, 12 patients are currently being treated, 4 of them in the intensive care unit. A total of 16 intensive care beds are available there, 7 can be added in an emergency scenario.
The telephone hotline of the Borken District Health Office for coronavirus for medical questions, vaccination and testing is activated at 02861 / 681-1616. She can be reached Monday to Friday from 8.30 a.m. to 16 p.m. and on Saturdays from 14 p.m. to 17 p.m. The hotline of the Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians on Tel. 116117 is manned around the clock.
Further information can be found on the Internet at www.infektionsschutz.de. The development in the district of Borken is kept under Kreis-borken.de/coronavirus as well as on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.