NewsCorona situation in Germany: RKI registered 41,240 new infections

Corona situation in Germany: RKI registered 41,240 new infections

The RKI will announce the current Corona case numbers for Germany on Friday (December 31, 2021). However, the data are only of limited significance.

Berlin / Frankfurt – On New Year’s Eve, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) published a higher nationwide seven-day incidence than the day before – but with the restriction that the corona data is incomplete due to the low test and reporting activity during the holidays Can submit picture. The RKI gave the value of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants and week in the morning as 214.9.

For comparison: the day before the nationwide value was 207.4, a week ago it was 265.8. The health authorities in Germany reported 41,240 new corona infections to the RKI within one day. This is evident from the numbers that reflect the status of the RKI dashboard at 5:19 a.m. Exactly one week ago there were 35,431 infections.

An overview of the number of corona cases for Germany: new infections, deaths and incidence

Day New infections | Deaths | Incidence
Friday (31.12.2021)
Thursday (12/30/2021) 42,770 | 383 | 207.4
Wednesday (12/29/2021) 40.043 | 414 | 205.5
Tuesday (12/28/2021) 21,080 | 372 | 215.6
Monday (27.12.2021) 13,908 | 69 | 222.7
Sunday (December 26th, 2021) 10.100 | 88 | 220.7
Saturday (December 25th, 2021) 22.214 | 157 | 242.9
Friday (12/24/2021) 35,431 | 370 | 265.8
Thursday (23.12.2021) 44,927 | 425 | 280.3
Source: Robert Koch Institute
Die Impfung gilt als wichtigstes Instrument gegen die Corona-Pandemie.


Vaccination is considered the most important tool against the corona pandemic.

According to the new information, 323 deaths were recorded across Germany within 24 hours. A week ago there were 370 deaths. The RKI has counted 7,150,422 detected infections with Sars-CoV-2 since the beginning of the pandemic. The actual total number is likely to be significantly higher, as many infections are not recognized.

The number of corona patients admitted to clinics per 100,000 inhabitants within seven days was given by the RKI on Thursday as 3.15 (Wednesday 3.18). The RKI stated the number of those who had recovered on Friday at 6,382,900. The number of people who died with or with a proven infection with Sars-CoV-2 rose to 111,925. (ktho / dpa)

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