The German authorities confirmed more than 64,000 coronavirus cases on the last day this Thursday, the highest number since the beginning of December and close to the record set on November 26, 2021, when the 76,000 positive cases were exceeded within 24 hours. .
The Robert Koch Institute, the government agency to fight infectious diseases, reported on its website that there were 64,340 positive and 443 deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total since the pandemic started to 7,361,660 and 113,368, or.
It was also reported that the cumulative incidence rate over the past seven days is 28,594 cases per 100,000 population, and has risen again in the past few days, with 237,773 positives in the past week.
On the flip side, he stressed that there are currently around 621,800 active cases and put the number of people recovered from COVID-19 at around 6,626,500, including around 44,700 medical discharges in the last 24 hours.
On December 31, Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz called on German society to join the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and support the renewal of his government plans for the country.