1.49 p.m.: From Monday open vaccination center in the district of Altötting
From Monday (2.8.2021) vaccinations are possible in the vaccination center of the district of Altötting without registration and appointment. According to the district office, the aim is to make it as easy as possible for citizens to offer vaccination. The vaccination centre is open from Monday to Saturday from 14:00 to 18:00. The mRNA vaccines from Biontech and Moderna are used. On Wednesdays, you can also get vaccinated with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
9.40 a.m.: Another special vaccination campaign in the district of Starnberg
The BRK Vaccination Centre Starnberg offers two special vaccination campaigns on 31.7. and 1.8. Interested parties can come without making an appointment. It starts tomorrow, Saturday, July 31, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kreissparkasse in Starnberg. With the exception of Moderna, all vaccines are available, according to the Starnberg district office. On Sunday, the vaccination campaign will focus on young people aged 12 and over. From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., vaccination is carried out at the BRK Vaccination Center Herrsching. A pediatrician explains the benefits and risks of vaccination. Young people must be accompanied by at least one parent. In addition, the declaration of consent of both guardians is a prerequisite for vaccination. In the case of children with a pre-existing condition, medical documents must be brought along.
The Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO) recommends vaccination so far only for children and adolescents with certain pre-existing conditions. Children and adolescents are vaccinated with BioNTech, adults can also be vaccinated with all available vaccines. Already on past weekends, the district of Starnberg had advertised with similar vaccination campaigns. The rate of initial vaccinations in the district is above the national average at almost 64 percent. A good 55 percent have already received both vaccinations.
5:49 p.m.: Number of new infections rises slightly
The number of reported new corona infections continues to rise slightly in Upper Bavaria, with a current 7-day incidence of 18.5. This value is still the highest among the Bavarian districts. The district of Berchtesgadener Land currently reports a 7-day incidence of 62.31. This is the highest value in the whole of Bavaria. In Upper Bavaria, only the city of Munich (25.06) and the district of Freising are above the mark of 25.
7.29 a.m.: Altötting returns 4,000 vaccine doses due to lack of demand
The vaccination center of the district of Altötting returns over 4,000 vaccine doses from the manufacturers Biontech/Pfizer and Moderna. According to the district office, it is not foreseeable that the vaccine can be vaccinated in time. In addition, the county no longer wants to place new vaccine orders.
For several weeks, the vaccination rate in the district of Altötting has been slowing. Despite numerous offers, such as a free choice of dates for first and second vaccinations or vaccinations without an appointment, according to the altötting district office, significantly fewer citizens can currently be immunized against the coronavirus. The vaccines from Alötting are sent to the vaccination centres in Rosenheim, Traunstein, Weilheim and Munich.
6.45 a.m.: Comparison of Corona policy with persecution of Jews – Justice investigated
The Munich Public Prosecutor’s Office is investigating a man who is said to have compared the Federal Government’s Corona policy with the extermination of the Jews under National Socialism on Facebook. The 45-year-old from Munich had equated the Nazi slogan “Work makes you free” with the sentence “Vaccination makes you free” on the Internet, a spokesman for the authority said on Tuesday. Therefore, the Attorney General’s Office is investigating on suspicion of sedition. According to the information, investigators searched the man’s home and seized cell phones and computers.