As the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) announced on Thursday morning, citing information from the health authorities, another 14,211 cases of infection were registered. The total number of proven infections with the coronavirus in Germany since the beginning of the pandemic rose to 2,252,001.
According to the RKI, 786 deaths in connection with coronavirus infections were counted within 24 hours. The total number of corona deaths recorded in Germany increased to 59,742. The RKI put the number of people recovered from a corona infection at around 1.991 million.
The seven-day incidence decreased again
The so-called seven-day incidence fell again and was 80.7 on Thursday. The day before it was 82.9. A week ago, this value fell below the 100 mark for the first time in three months.
The seven-day incidence is the number of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants within this period. The goal of the federal government is to push the value below 50. According to a decision by the federal and state governments, the current hard corona lockdown throughout Germany will initially apply until February 14th. Next Wednesday, top representatives from the federal and state levels want to advise on how to proceed in the fight against the pandemic. (AFP)