Number of coronavirus cases in Denmark exceeds 1,300

There have now been 13 fatalities and 33 are on respirators

Death toll has risen again (photo: Pixabay)
March 21st, 2020 12:49 pm| by Christian W
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A new report from the State Serum Institute has revealed that the number of coronavirus cases in Denmark has increased to 1,326. 

The death toll up to 13, just under 1 percent of the number of confirmed cases. 

The figures also showed that 206 people are in hospital, 42 of whom are in intensive care wards. Of those, 33 are in a respirator.  

Most cases are in the Copenhagen area with 496, followed by east-Jutland (186) and north-Zealand (140). 

Bornholm has the fewest cases with just three. 

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Steady increase
Since yesterday, the number of people being admitted to hospital because of the coronavirus has increased by 11 percent. 

Of Denmark’s 1,326 cases, 488 involve patients being infected in Denmark. 

Austria came second with 298, followed by Italy (61), Spain (6) and Germany, the US, Norway and France (all 2).