Corona test center in Hanover
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continues to decline in Germany.
The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) gave the value of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants and week on Tuesday morning as
The previous day the value was 68.5, a week ago it was 77.9.
The health authorities in Germany reported
10,454 new corona infections to
the RKI within one day
This is evident from the numbers that reflect the status of the RKI dashboard at 4:05 a.m.
A week ago the value was 12 455 infections.
According to the new information,
71 deaths were
Germany within 24 hours
A week ago there were 83 deaths.
The RKI has counted 4,160,970 detected infections with Sars-CoV-2 since the beginning of the pandemic.
The actual total number is likely to be significantly higher, as many infections are not detected.
The number of corona patients admitted to clinics per 100,000 inhabitants within seven days was given by the RKI on Tuesday at
A weekly or monthly comparison is not possible due to the high number of late registrations.
A nationwide threshold value from when the situation can be viewed critically is
incidence of hospitalization,
among other things because of large regional differences.
The previous high was around 15.5 around Christmas time.
The RKI stated the number of those who had recovered at 3,921,500.
The number of people who died with or with a proven infection with Sars-CoV-2 rose to 93,123.
calls for more measures to combat pandemic
The chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Gita Gopinath, has meanwhile called for better action and greater responsibility in the international fight against the pandemic.
"It is not enough to make announcements and promises, you have to keep them," said Gopinath in an interview with the Reuters news agency.
This is the only way to ensure that 40 percent of all people worldwide will be vaccinated by the end of this year.
Large economies in particular would need to increase their vaccine shipments to keep their promises.
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