Germany: RKI registers 3883 new infections and 415 new deaths

Health offices in Germany have reported 3883 new Corona infections to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) within one day. In addition, 415 additional deaths were recorded within 24 hours. This is according to figures released by the RKI on Tuesday. Exactly a week ago, the RKI had recorded 3856 new infections and 528 new deaths within one day.

The data reflect the status of the RKI dashboard as of 03.11, subsequent changes or additions are possible.

The number of new infections reported within seven days per 100,000 population (seven-day incidence) was 60.5 nationwide Tuesday morning – slightly lower than the previous day (61.0), according to the RKI. Four weeks ago, on January 26, the incidence had been 107.6. Its previous high had been 197.6 on December 22.

The peak of 1244 newly reported deaths had been reached on January 14. For new infections registered within 24 hours, the highest value of 33,777 had been reached on December 18 – but it included 3,500 subsequent reports.

The RKI counted 2,394,811 confirmed infections with Sars-CoV-2 in Germany since the beginning of the pandemic (as of Feb. 23, 03:11 a.m.). The actual total number is likely to be significantly higher, as many infections are not detected. The RKI gave the number of those who have recovered as about 2,207,700. The total number of people who died from or with the involvement of a confirmed infection with Sars-CoV-2 rose to 68,318.

The nationwide seven-day R-value was 1.05 (previous day 1.10), according to the RKI situation report Monday evening. This means that 100 infected people mathematically infect 105 more people. The value represents in each case the infection occurrence 8 to 16 days ago. If it is below 1 for a longer period of time, the incidence of infection is decreasing.

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