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The incidence in Germany rises to 169.3 with 11,907 new infections with covid

Berlin, Apr 15 (EFE) .- The cumulative incidence in seven days rose in Germany to 169.3 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, compared to 165.6 yesterday and 165.3 a week ago, with 11,907 new infections with coronavirus in a day, almost 500 more than last Monday.

The death toll with or from covid-19 in 24 hours rose to 60, compared to 92 a week ago, according to data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) updated last morning.

The maximum number of infections was registered on December 18 with 33,777 new infections in one day and the number of deaths on January 14, with 1,244, while the incidence reached its peak on December 22 with 197.6.

The weekly reproduction factor is 1.08, which implies that every 100 infected infects an average of 108 other people.

The number of positives since the beginning of the pandemic amounts to 3,299,325 – of which some 2,910,100 are recovered patients – and the number of fatalities with or from covid-19 amounts to 81,624.

In one week, the health authorities notified 140,783 new infections and the RKI estimates that active cases currently amount to about 307,600.

In the intensive care units, 5,053 patients with covid-19 had been admitted on Sunday -which represents 31 more in one day-, of which 2,874 -57% and one less compared to Saturday- need assisted ventilation, according to the registry of the German Interdisciplinary Association for Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (DIVI).

In one day, the ucis received 315 new patients with covid-19 and 103 of those admitted died.

As of Saturday, in Germany, 5,855,864 people had received the two doses of the vaccine – 7% of the population – and 18,965,663 (22.8%), at least one, according to the daily report published by the RKI.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the heads of government of the federal states are holding a virtual meeting today to discuss the progress of the vaccination campaign.

(c) EFE Agency

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