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High number of corona cases in Germany – updated daily overview

The Robert Koch Institute publishes the data on the corona pandemic in Germany on a daily basis. Here are the numbers for Sunday (October 24th, 2021) in the overview.

Berlin – The number of corona cases in Germany is still at a high level. On Sunday (October 24th, 2021) the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) published the number of cases for Germany. The number of corona cases had risen rapidly on Saturday. Although the number of infections fell, the seven-day incidence rose.

As the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) announced on Sunday morning, the value increased to 106.3. According to this, 13,732 new infections were registered within one day.

Corona in Germany: RKI publishes current case numbers

Day New infections | Deaths | Incidence
Sunday (October 24th, 2021) 13,732 | 23 | 106.3
Friday (10/22/2021) 19,572 | 116 | 95.1
Thursday (21.10.2021) 16,077 | 67 | 85.6
Wednesday (20.10.2021) 17,015 | 92 | 80.4
Tuesday (October 19, 2021) 6.771 | 88 | 75.1
Monday (October 18, 2021) 4.056 | 10 | 74.4
Sunday (10/17/2021) 8682 | 17 | 72.7

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

The number of deaths in Germany in connection with a corona infection rose by 23 cases to 95,100. According to the RKI, the total number of detected infections since the beginning of the pandemic is 4,466,157, the number of those who have recovered is around 4,206,400.
The incidence value, which indicates the number of new corona infections per 100,000 inhabitants in the past seven days, has been rising continuously for a week and a half. On Friday, the incidence reached 100 for the first time since May.

Eine Passantin trägt eine FFP2-Maske in der Hand. Erneut ist die Zahl der registrierten Neuinfektionen gestiegen.


A passerby carries an FFP2 mask in her hand. The RKI announces the current case numbers for Germany.

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