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Another slight decrease in the incidence of seven days

Another slight decrease in the incidence of seven days

DrThe nationwide seven-day infection rate has fallen slightly for the third time in a row. who – which Robert Koch Institute The (RKI) reported the value of new infections per 100,000 residents and a week on Thursday is 439.2. The high was reached at 452.4 on Monday, the value was 452.2 on Tuesday and 442.9 on Wednesday. In the previous month the value was 154.5. Germany’s health authorities have reported 73,209 new cases of coronavirus to RKI in one day. This is evident from the numbers that RKI dashboard holder As of 3:51 a.m. exactly a week ago, there were 75,961 injuries.

When assessing the incidence, it should be borne in mind that experts currently assume a marked under-reporting. Health authorities and clinics can no longer keep up with reported cases, at least in individual districts.

Nearly six million infections

According to the new information, 388 deaths were recorded across Germany within 24 hours. A week ago there were 351 deaths. The RKI counted 5,977,208 infections detected with Sars-CoV-2 since the beginning of the epidemic. The actual total number is likely to be much higher, as many infections have not been identified.

The number of coronavirus patients admitted to clinics per 100,000 residents within seven days was determined by RKI on Wednesday as 5.61 (Tuesday: with 5.73). The value plays an essential role in assessing the incidence of infection. If the threshold values ​​3, 6 and 9 are exceeded in the federal states, then more stringent anti-epidemic measures can be imposed there.