To rise again: 1449 registered Corona infections in Germany
The number of known infections with the Coronavirus in Germany has risen again slightly.
The health authorities in Germany reported that according to information from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) until Thursday evening 1449 new Corona infections within a day.
Higher the value was last updated on January 01. In may 1639 registered new infections.
Since the beginning of the Corona-crisis, at least 221.413 people in Germany have been confirmed with the Virus Sars-CoV-2, such as the RKI reported in the Morning on the Internet (data 14.8., 0: 00).
Since the previous day, and 14 new deaths were reported. The number of deaths in connection with a Corona-infection is according to the RKI information now at 9225.
Until the Morning 200.200 people had survived the infection, according to the RKI estimates.
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The highlight of the daily reported numbers of people infected was located at the beginning of April at more than 6000. The number was dropped after the still over 1000 and the values in may, in the tendency, since the end of July it rises again.
Experts are concerned that it could lead to a sharp increase in the number of cases, the health offices in the tracking of contagion, chains of boundaries.
The reproduction number, in short the R-value, according to the RKI estimates with data 13.8., 0: 00, in Germany, 0.91. This means that an Infected person infects an average of a little less than a other people.
The R-value in each case forms the infection from happening about a week and a half before.
In addition, the RKI is a so-called Seven-days-R. It refers to a longer period of time and is therefore subject to less current fluctuations.
According to the RKI estimates of this value was as of 13.8., 0.00, 1.06. He shows that the Infection occurred from 8 to 16 days.
The R-values are according to the RKI since mid-July, 2020 in the case of 1 or slightly above.
“This is due to a larger number of small outbreaks, but also with the Federal case numbers have increased since the loosening of the measures as well as increasing cases entering the country in the last few weeks,” it said.
- Robert-Koch-Institute (2020): Coronavirus Disease in 2019 (COVID-19) Daily Situation Report of the Robert Koch Institute, retrieved on 14.08.2020: https://www.rki.de/DE/Content/InfAZ/N/Neuartiges_Coronavirus/Situationsberichte/2020-08-13-en.pdf?__blob=publicationFile
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