Corona-pandemic: 1226 infections in Germany – the highest value since may

The Corona-pandemic keeps the world in suspense: More than 20 million people have been infected so far worldwide, with the Coronavirus, 217.768 of them in Germany.

The daily numbers of reported infections in Germany has reached the highest value since the beginning of may. The health authorities in Germany have reported, according to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) 1226 new Corona infections within a day. Higher the value was last updated on December 09. May with 1251 registered new infections.

The highlight of the daily reported numbers of people infected was located at the beginning of April at more than 6000. The number was dropped after the still over 1000 and the values in may, in the tendency, since the end of July it rises again. Experts are concerned that it could lead to a sharp increase in the number of cases, the health offices in the tracking of contagion, chains of boundaries. Federal Minister of health, Jens Spahn had made after the increase of the Corona infections but is clear that he currently sees no critical threshold exceeded: "At the Moment, we are, in each case in an order of magnitude, with the health care and the public health service to deal kann", had said the CDU politician. "If we stabilize ourselves now at a certain level, then we can deal with it."

Since the beginning of the Corona-crisis, at least 218.519 people in Germany have been confirmed with the Virus Sars-CoV-2, such as the RKI reported on Wednesday morning on the Internet (data 12.8., 0: 00). Since the previous day, six new deaths were reported. The number of deaths in connection with a Corona-infection is according to the RKI information now at 9207. Until Sunday morning 198.800 people had survived the infection, according to the RKI estimates. dpa/NIAID-RML/AP/dpabildd An undated electron micrograph of Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).

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