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Corona case numbers: RKI reports more than 112,000 new infections – the highest value since the beginning of the pandemic

The RKI reports the current figures on the corona situation in Germany every day. The development of data on new infections, deaths and incidence.

Berlin/Frankfurt – In the recent past, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) has reported maximum values for the nationwide seven-day incidence in the corona crisis almost every day. The data for today’s Wednesday (01/19/2022) is now available.

Corona case numbers in Germany: overview of new infections, deaths, incidence

Day new infections | Deaths | incidence
Wednesday (01/19/2022) 112.323 | 239 | 584.4
Tuesday (01/18/2022) 74,405 | 193 | 553.2
Monday (01/17/2022) 34.145 | 30 | 528.2
Sunday (01/16/2022) 52,504 | 47 | 515.7
Saturday (01/15/2022) 78.022 | 235 | 497.1
Friday (01/14/2022) 92,223 | 286 | 470.6
Thursday (01/13/2022) 81,417 | 316 | 427.7
Wednesday (01/12/2022) 80,430 | 384 | 407.5
Source: Robert Koch Institute

Information on the number of cases

The case numbers of the RKI may differ from those of the individual federal states. One reason for this is the longer transmission paths between the RKI and the responsible health authorities. The RKI’s Covid-19 dashboard can also be adjusted during the day.

The number of new corona infections in Germany has exceeded the mark of 100,000 a day. The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) gave the number of new infections in the past 24 hours on Wednesday morning as 112,323. The day before the value was 74,405, a week ago it was 80,430. It was a new daily high since the beginning of the pandemic.

Das RKI meldet täglich die Zahlen zur Pandemie in Deutschland.


The RKI reports the figures for the pandemic in Germany every day.

As the RKI further announced on Wednesday, the seven-day incidence rose to 584.4 – also a new record. On Tuesday the value was 553.2, a week ago it was 407.5. The incidence quantifies the number of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants over a period of seven days. It was the sixth day in a row with a new record.

As the RKI further stated, 239 new deaths related to the corona virus were counted on Wednesday. According to the latest information from the institute, the health authorities have recorded a total of 8,186,850 cases of infection since the beginning of the pandemic. The total number of registered corona deaths in Germany rose to 116,081. The institute put the number of people in Germany who had recovered from an illness caused by the coronavirus at around 7,098,400. (skr/afp)

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