Germany reports more than 74,000 daily cases of Covid-19 | News
The cumulative incidence of Covid-19 infections for seven days in Germany amounts to 553.2 per 100,000 inhabitants after registering a new maximum of 74,405 new infections for the fifth consecutive day.
Germany reports another record in Covid-19 infections
According to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the seven-day incidence in Germany continues to rise: the previous day the value was 528.2 and a week ago it was 387.9. The incidence of seven days quantifies the number of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants in that period of time.
At the same time, the RKI also reported that 193 new deaths related to the coronavirus were recorded. The total number of registered Covid-19 deaths in Germany thus rises to 115,842.
According to the latest information from the institute, the health authorities have registered a total of 8,074,527 cases of contagion since the start of the pandemic. The actual total number is likely to be significantly higher, as many infections go undetected.
Meanwhile, on Monday night, the health ministers of the federal states met with representatives of the Federal Ministry of Health to discuss the pandemic. Last week, the German federal government approved the legal framework for the new quarantine regulations by which people who have received a booster dose of the anticovid vaccine “will not have to be quarantined in case of being in close contact with an infected person” .
On the other hand, the vaccination process in Germany continues and the Ministry of Health reported that, according to national data, the proportion of unvaccinated people who are currently being treated in the hospital is six times higher than the vaccinated, for which urges vaccination as the best protection against a severe course of the disease.