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RKI reported fewer cases on Wednesday

RKI reported fewer cases on Wednesday

DrHealth authorities in Germany have it Robert Koch Institute (RKI) reported 18,034 new coronavirus cases within one day. That comes from the RKI numbers from Wednesday morning, and RKI dashboard holder From 5:15 am

For comparison: the value on Wednesday a week ago was 22.231. The number of reported reached within seven days New infections According to the RKI, it was 132.8 nationwide on Wednesday morning. The previous day it was 141.4, the previous week it was 160.6.

According to RKI, 285 new items were added across Germany within 24 hours Death cases registered. Exactly a week ago there were 312 dead.

The situation in Thuringia and Saxony is particularly critical

In its Current Situation Report, RKI wrote that seven-day accidents in the following federal states are higher than the total occurrence nationwide: Baden-Württemberg (161.4), Hesse (139.1), North Rhine-Westphalia (148.2), Saxony (177.3)) and Saxony Anhalt (131.9) and Thuringia (209.7). Thuringia is the only federal state with an incidence rate of over 200. The value is still lower in Schleswig-Holstein at 54.5. Hamburg (86.0) and Lower Saxony (92.4) are also less than 100. In 309 counties, the incidence rate for seven days will be more than 100 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, of which in 22 counties more than 250 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

The decline in accidents and new injuries for some time now is likely due to “federal emergency brakes,” which set uniform nationwide rules and, among other things, limit contact in the event of a high injury rate. On the other hand, the vaccination campaign must succeed: according to th, you have until Monday Impfdashboard 28.7% of people in Germany have received a primary vaccination; At least 30,623,902 vaccination doses were distributed accordingly.

The RKI Index counted 3,451,550 Sars-CoV-2 infections detected in Germany since the start of the epidemic. The actual total number is likely much higher, as many infections have yet to be discovered. RKI mentioned the number of those who recovered at 3,084,700. The total number of people who died with or with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection increased to 83,876.

According to the RKI case report from Tuesday evening, the seven-day nationwide R value was 0.82 (previous day: 0.88). This means that 100 infected people theoretically infect 82 others. The R value represents the incidence of infection 8 to 16 days ago. If it is less than 1 for a longer period of time, the infection process subsides; If it is consistently higher, the number of cases increases.