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RKI: Incidence continues to rise, number of new infections is falling

The nationwide seven-day incidence has risen again to a high. The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) gave the number of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants and week this morning as 372.7.

Berlin – for comparison: the previous day the value was 362.2, a week ago it was 289 (previous month: 85.6). The health authorities in Germany reported 42,727 new corona infections to the RKI within one day. This is evident from the numbers that reflect the status of the RKI dashboard at 04.35 a.m. Exactly one week ago there were 33,498 infections.

According to the new information, 75 deaths were recorded across Germany within 24 hours. A week ago there were 55 deaths. The RKI has counted 5,354,942 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 Friday at 5.34 (Thursday: 5.30). With the indicator it must be taken into account that hospital admissions are sometimes reported with delay. The previous high was around 15.5 around Christmas time.

The RKI stated the number of those who had recovered at 4,626,300. The number of people who died with or with a proven infection with Sars-CoV-2 rose to 99,062. dpa

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