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Corona situation: Incidence at 497.1 – RKI reports highest value since the beginning of the pandemic

The RKI reports the current figures on the corona situation in Germany on Saturday (01/15/2022).

Berlin/Frankfurt – The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) has reported a new record for the nationwide seven-day incidence. The RKI gave the value of new corona infections per 100,000 inhabitants and week on Saturday morning as 497.1. For comparison: the day before the value was 470.6.

A week ago, the nationwide incidence was 335.9 (previous month: 353.0). The health authorities in Germany reported 78,022 new corona infections to the RKI within one day. This is evident from numbers that reflect the status of the RKI dashboard at 5 a.m. A week ago there were 55,889 infections.

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

Day new infections | Deaths | incidence
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
Tuesday (01/11/2022) 45,690 | 322 | 387.9
Monday (01/10/2022) 25,255 | 52 | 375.7
Sunday (09.01.2022) 36,552 | 77 | 362.7
Saturday (08.01.2022) 55,889 | 268 | 335.9
Friday (07.01.2022) 56,335 | 264 | 303.4
Source: Robert Koch Institute
Die Zahl der Corona-Neuinfektionen steigt wegen Omikron rapide an.


The number of new corona infections is increasing rapidly because of Omicron.

According to the new information, 235 deaths were recorded across Germany within 24 hours. A week ago there were 268 deaths. The RKI has counted 7,913,473 proven infections with Sars-CoV-2 since the beginning of the pandemic. The actual total number is likely to be significantly higher, as many infections go undetected.

The RKI gave the number of corona patients admitted to clinics per 100,000 inhabitants within seven days as 3.23 on Friday (Thursday: 3.09, Wednesday: 3.13). It had risen again for the first time in a few days. It will not be published at the weekend.

The RKI gave the number of recovered people on Saturday as 6,942,400. The number of people who died from or involved a proven infection with Sars-CoV-2 rose to 115,572. (ktho/dpa)

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