29 March – Health departments in Germany have reported 9872 new Corona infections to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) within one day. In addition, 43 new deaths were recorded within 24 hours. This is according to figures released by the RKI on Monday. Exactly a week ago, the RKI had recorded 7709 new infections and 50 new deaths within one day.
The data reflect the status of the RKI dashboard as of 05:20, subsequent changes or additions by the RKI are possible.
According to the data, the incidence rate has continued to rise: The number of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants reported within seven days was 134.4 nationwide on Monday morning, according to the RKI – and thus again higher than the previous day (129.7).
The RKI counted 2,782,273 confirmed infections with Sars-CoV-2 in Germany since the pandemic began. The actual total number is likely to be significantly higher, as many infections are not detected. The RKI gave the number of people who recovered as about 2,494,800. The total number of people who died from or with the involvement of a confirmed infection with Sars-CoV-2 rose to 75,913.
The nationwide seven-day R-value was 1.17 (previous day 1.19), according to the RKI situation report released Sunday evening. This means that 100 infected people mathematically infect 117 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 number of infections is decreasing; if it is continuously above 1, the number of cases is increasing.
- source: rki.de/picture: pixabay.com
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