According to the RKI, a further 351 coronavirus-related deaths have been recorded in Germany in the last 24 hours, the same the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the country has exceeded 100,000.
According to the Robert Koch Institute, a record number was also registered the number of daily infections – as many as 75,961. A week ago there were 65,371 new infections. For the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, the level of 70,000 was exceeded. new infections throughout the day. In total, 5 573 756 cases of coronavirus infection have been registered in Germany, according to the RKI data. The actual number of infections, however, as the dpa agency points out, is much higher.
The nationwide seven-day incidence (number of infections per 100,000 inhabitants during the week) also reached a record level – 419.7. For comparison, a day earlier this value was 404.5, a week ago it was 336.9, and a month ago – 110.1.
The surge in new infections has made intensive care units overburdened in some federal states. He also put – as the AFP agency writes – a difficult position for the new government coalition which will take power in Germany in December.
The parties – the social democratic SPD, the Greens and the liberal FDP – reached an agreement to create a new federal government.