This is an archived press
release from 23 December
2021. It reflects the status at that time and is no longer updated here.
Tables with weekly updated figures can be found on our website.
Press release: 12.696
Number of deaths slightly decreased in last week of national lockdown
"In the second week of December, the number of
deaths did not increase further for the first time in two months. However,
deaths were still 32% above the five-year average for the same calendar
week of the pre-Corona period 2015 to 2019. Last year, deaths reached
a sad peak in calendar week 49 with 2 544 deaths and a clearly excessive
Further information on deaths can be found on our website, where an interactive web application – the Atlas of Deaths – also graphically illustrates the development and regional distribution. Detailed results can be found in Statistics Austria's open data repository.
For more detailed information, please refer to the German version.
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