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The German health authorities reported this Thursday on another record in the number of daily cases of Covid-19, registering 81,417 new infections in the last 24 hours.

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The number of new positive cases meant an increase of more than a thousand patients diagnosed with coronavirus compared to the previous day.

In addition to continuing this upward trend, in that European nation another 316 deaths were reported, for which Germany exceeds 115,000 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

The expansion of the Omicron variant continues to make the accumulated incidence jump, since this last day was 427.7 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants in seven days, which contrasts with the 285.9 per 100,000 inhabitants registered a week ago.

Regarding the incidence of income in the last week, it stands at 3.13 per 100,000 inhabitants; and the occupancy of beds in Intensive Care Units (ICU) for critically ill adult patients is 14 percent.

The German authorities continue to urge the population to be vaccinated as soon as possible to reduce infections, deaths and income and even the Federal Chancellor of Germany, Olaf Scholz, has proposed mandatory vaccination for all adults.

More than 72 percent of the German population has completed their Covid-19 vaccination schedule, and about 45 percent have received the first booster dose.

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