The total number of current corona infections in the Borken district is 611 people today. That is 41 more than yesterday. There are 145 sick people in Bocholt, 17 more than the day before. The “7-day incidence”, i.e. the number of new infections reported per 100.000 inhabitants in the last 7 days, is currently 103,4 per 100.000 inhabitants in the Borken district, according to the calculations of the district health office.
Today (October 19, 29.10.2020) we have the following information from the Westmünsterland Clinic for its hospital locations in Ahaus, Bocholt, Borken and Stadtlohn regarding the situation in the hospitals in the district that treat COVID-23 patients. 2 patients are currently being treated as inpatients, 70 of them are in the intensive care unit. 23 intensive care beds are currently available in the Westmünsterland Clinic area, 18 can still be added. At the St. Antonius Hospital Gronau, 3 patients are currently being treated, 16 of them in the intensive care unit. A total of 7 intensive care beds are available there, XNUMX can be added.
The telephone hotline of the Borken District Health Office for medical questions about the coronavirus (also for 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 patient hotline of the Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians on Tel. 116117 is staffed around the clock.