Covid-19: Germany reports 3,856 new infections and 528 deaths in the last 24 hours


Germany has registered 3,856 new coronavirus infections and 528 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) of virology, cited by Efe.

The RKI also states that the incidence of positive cases in the last seven days is 59 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, compared to the 72.8 recorded last Tuesday.

The maximum incidence had been recorded on December 22 with 197.6 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants in one week and on January 28 it fell below 100 for the first time in three months.

As for the number of patients with covid-19 in intensive care units, on Monday it reached 3,439, of which 1,934 (56%) require assisted ventilation, according to data from the German Interdisciplinary Association for Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (DIVI).

In that country, the transmissibility index (rt), which takes infections within seven days into account, is now 0.86, meaning that every 100 infected people will infect an average of 86 others.

In Germany, the highest number of infections was registered on December 18, with 33,777 new cases in one day, and the highest number of deaths on January 14, with 1,244.

The number of positive cases registered in the country since the first infection is 2,342,843, with the number of deaths rising to 65,604.

The country will remain confined until March 7 and the German Economy Minister has already warned of the need for the reopening of the Economy not to lead to a resurgence of a new wave of infections.

A pandemic covid-19 caused at least 2,400,543 deaths worldwide, resulting from more than 108.7 million cases of infection, according to a report made by the French agency AFP.

The disease is transmitted by a new coronavirus detected in late December 2019 in Wuhan, a city in central China.


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