The weekly incidence of infections in Germany has reached three-digit figures for the first time since mid-May

The weekly incidence of cases in Germany per 100,000 inhabitants reached the exact hundred mark for the first time since mid-May this Saturday, as the provisional high point of the increase in infections that the country has registered in recent weeks.

That is exactly 15,145 new cases that the Robert Koch Institute, the official authority for combating the coronavirus in Germany, has reported in the last 24 hours, well above the 10,949 infections last week.

The weekly incidence of infections in Germany has reached three-digit figures for the first time since mid-May
The weekly incidence of infections in Germany has reached three-digit figures for the first time since mid-May

The number of deaths within the week is also increasing: 86 have been recorded since Friday, compared with 75 seven days ago. The previous day, 19,572 infections and 116 deaths were reported, with a weekly incidence of 95.1.

The pandemic is recovering in Central European countries as well as Russia due to the onset of winter and the slowdown in the vaccination process (in Germany, the proportion of people who have received the full policy is 66 percent).

However, the federal government is sticking to the relatively low number of inpatients in order to avoid new restrictive measures. For the past seven days, the rate of hospital admissions per 100,000 people was 2.68.

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