The fourth week with the strict restrictions because of the Corona crisis begins. In Holy Week we are heading for Easter. There are now around 12,000 corona cases in Austria. As of 2:00 p.m. in Carinthia, 332 people have contracted the virus. Four deaths are to be complained about. There are currently 127 positively tested people in East Tyrol. We keep you going all day long about what is happening in Carinthia and East Tyrol Up to date.
The events in the live ticker
Militia troops are drafted for deployment in May
A total of 3,200 militiamen are to replace the basic soldiers. In Carinthia, the 1st hunter company of the hunter battalion is deployed. The soldiers advance on May 4 and are expected to be deployed by July 31.
“Easter is different this year, but still beautiful”
Easter is going to be different this year because of the corona pandemic. Carinthians and East Tyroleans mostly adhere to the exit restriction, they blessed their palm branches themselves this year. Here you can see the photos from the festival day.
Graphic representation of the Corona Falls
Why a protective mask alone does not help against the virus
As of today, wearing protective masks in supermarkets is mandatory. Why this is not enough and other protective measures are important in the fight against the virus, explains the Virologist Ulrich Zerlauth in the livestream from 2.15 p.m.
About 50 reports of corona violations every day
The vast majority of Carinthians adhere to the restrictions. In some cases, racing cyclists were observed who were also not alone. Police spokesman’s appeal to athletes: “Now is not the time to train for competitive sports or go on a Carinthian bike tour”
Donated computers will be distributed to some Carinthian students
An Austria-wide initiative organizes computers for children who don’t have them. The first devices will be delivered today on Monday.
All important Easter celebrations
The celebrations around Easter are the high point of the church year for the Catholic Church. The Diocese of Gurk-Klagenfurt has decided, to broadcast all important celebrations as a live stream. Diocesan Bishop Josef Marketz will celebrate the services on the holy three days in compliance with official regulations without the physical presence of believers who are celebrating.
Also ecumenical prayer with Bishop Josef Marketz and the Evangelical Superintendent Manfred Sauer becomes live transfer.
Mask requirement: Some supermarkets already ask for money
Irritation on Monday morning: The mask requirement starts in supermarkets today, however the first markets are already demanding money for this. Although it was intended that the masks should be given to customers free of charge.
The latest figures from the Ministry of Health
Confirmed cases: 330 (Sunday 319)
Recover: 120 (Sunday 97)
Deceased: 4 (Sunday 4)
The listing by municipality:
Klagenfurt city: 62
Klagenfurt country: 36
Villach city: 19
Villach Land: 43
St. Veit: 39
Carinthian construction summit – safe building, quick procedures and considerations about summer construction sites
Members of the Carinthian government and the social partners met for a second Corona building summit. It was agreed that wherever protective measures can be taken, so too built further shall be. From the country it will no delays in building contracts give.
It is also planned Simplifications in construction negotiations to implement. In this way, the authorities are to be given the opportunity to dispense with verbal negotiations using the simplified procedure.
theme Summer construction stop in the tourism communities: It should be evaluated whether it is here this year Exemptions can come.
The golf clubs are in the starting blocks
The golf courses in Carinthia face a challenging situation. The costs are high and the income is quite low. Here you will find an overview of the status of the 18-hole courses in our state.
Church in Carinthia streams a
Private Corona “police” at Ulrichsberg annoys those seeking relaxation
The central parking lot was blocked by the association for Ulrichsberg hikers. Now you can see a column of parked cars on the roadside. It is also surprising why the parking lot block, if necessary, was not imposed by the authorities.
Community calls for water conservation
In the market town of Frantschach, water consumption has increased by 20 percent. Therefore, there is an appeal to the population:
Strictly no smoking in the forest
For security reasons, the district government Spittal ordered a fire ban. “Any kindling of fire or smoking in the forest and on all areas near the forest is prohibited.”
No new infections in East Tyrol for the first time
The good news from the laboratory of Gernot Walder in Auservillgraten currently stop. So there was no new infection in East Tyrol on Palm Sunday.
How do you celebrate Easter and Palm Sunday?
Palm Sunday and Easter must take place in your own four walls this year. The Kleine Zeitung is looking for your stories: What do you use to decorate your home? Or how do you bless the palm bushes? Write us! Send us your photos!
Carinthian gardeners and florists fight for survival
60 to 70 percent minus: Especially in times of high sales around Easter break the sales for gardeners and florists. Online orders at least cushion the drop in sales somewhat.
A border crossing partially reopened
The Grablach-Holmec border crossing was reopened to commuters for the first time in a week today. However, only at certain times and with health checks.
#regional buying – regional entrepreneurs and producers with delivery service
Here you will find a selection of retailers in your area where you can order online or that offer other forms of contactless buying, such as on-the-spot sales.
If you have a company that sends or delivers contactlessly, you can Register here for free.
319 confirmed cases in Carinthia
“The current figures show that the curve no longer goes up exponentially, but becomes constant,” says Ernst Stadlober, statistician at TU Graz. “If it stays that way, there would be sufficient capacity in the hospitals for emergencies.”
First death in Villach
As reported by the state press service on Sunday, an 88-year-old man died on Saturday in the Villach Regional Hospital. The patient was there infected with Covid 19, he died but because of his previous illnesses. Why he is still listed as the fourth fatality read here.
Coronavirus info point
If you are with you Cold symptoms notice, then the following applies: stay at home and avoid contacts with other people!
If there is an additional fever or if the condition worsens, it should Healthphone 1450 to be called.
At general questions please select the AGES Infoline Coronavirus: 0800 555 621 .
The number 1450 is only for people with complaints! The following applies: Always inquire by phone first, never go to a doctor’s office or hospital with suspected corona!
Who had contact with people from the affected regions or comes back to Austria from these regions and
Symptoms such as fever or cough noticed within 14 days:
always report first by phone! Under no circumstances simply drive to the family doctor or to the hospital!
First contact your family doctor by phone or call the 1450 health phone,
there is also a special one Coronavirus hotline (Tel. 0800 555 621).
What is open?
What remains open:
- Grocery stores, supermarkets, grocery stores, bakeries, butchers
- Shops that offer medical products and medical aids
- Health and care services
- Animal feed outlets
- Agricultural trade
- Gas stations
- Safety and emergency products and maintenance
- Post and telecommunications
- Delivery services (Amazon, DHL & Co)
- Mobile phone shops
- Cleaning / hygiene
- Public transport
- Tobacco shops and newsstands
- Maintenance of critical infrastructure
- Emergency services
What is generally closed (or is already closed):
- Shoe and textile shops
- Book trade
- Electronics stores
- Sporting goods retailer
- Hardware stores
- Foot care
- Opera houses, theaters, museums
- most cinemas
- Universities and colleges
- Libraries and libraries
- Schools (staggered)