Germany. Over 80,000 new coronavirus infections – most since the outbreak of the pandemic

A total of 80,430 infections were reported by the health authorities in Germany within 24 hours

Over 80,000 new coronavirus infections were reported within one day in Germany to the Berlin Institute Robert Koch (RKI) – the institution informed on Wednesday. This is a record balance sheet since the beginning of the pandemic.

A total of 80,430 infections were reported by the health authorities in Germany within 24 hours. A week ago, it was 58,912 infections. The previous record was set on November 18, when 65,371 were recorded.

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384 people died in the last 24 hours due to the coronavirus.

Differences due to Omicron in the North

The RKI reported that the number of COVID-19 infections in seven days per 100,000. inhabitants is 407.5 on Wednesday. A day earlier it was 387.9, 258.6 a week before, and 390.9 a month before.

In terms of regions, incidence rates vary considerably. The federal state of Bremen continues to record the highest value at 1,296.8. Berlin comes second (856.4). The incidence of more than 500 is also recorded in Schleswig-Holstein (633.0) and Hamburg (568.9), in other federal states this indicator is below 500.

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The lowest seven-day incidence rate per one hundred thousand inhabitants is currently in Saxony (239.5) – a federal state that until recently was the leader in this statistics. It is suspected that these differences are related on the one hand to an earlier spread of the Omikron variant in the north of the country and, on the other hand, to a higher risk of contamination in large cities.

aml / PAP

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