Coronavirus in Germany: RKI reports nearly 1000 new infections

The health authorities in Germany have reported, according to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) 955 new Corona infections within a day. Thus, the daily case numbe

Coronavirus in Germany: RKI reports nearly 1000 new infections

The health authorities in Germany have reported, according to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) 955 new Corona infections within a day. Thus, the daily case numbers remain at a high level. Since the beginning of the Corona-crisis were infected, and thus at least 209.653 people in Germany demonstrated that the Virus Sars-CoV-2, such as the RKI reported on Saturday morning.

On Friday, the daily numbers of registered new infections was at 870. Due to the increasing numbers of cases, the RKI is afraid of a reversal of the trend in Germany. Reason for this negligence is the rules in compliance with the so-called AHA. "AHA" stands for distance, Hygiene, everyday masks. Only on Tuesday RKI had urged President Lothar Wieler, and continue to comply therewith.

The number of deaths in connection with a Covid-19-disease is located according to the RKI information with 9148, seven more than the previous day. Up Saturday morning around 192.700 people had survived the infection, according to the RKI estimates.

The reproduction number, in short the R-value, according to the RKI estimates of 1.06, the day before at 1.02. This means that an Infected in the Mediterranean infects about one other people. The R-value in each case forms the infection from happening about a week and a half before.

in Addition to the RKI, a so-called Seven-days-R. It refers to a longer period of time and is therefore subject to less current fluctuations. According to the RKI estimates the figure stood at 1.19. He shows that the Infection occurred from 8 to 16 days.

Haseloff: the economy would cope with the second Lockdown hardly

Saxony-Anhalt's Prime Minister Reiner Haseloff (CDU) warns, in view of the increasing numbers of cases, prior to the imposition of a further output lock warned. "A second Lockdown, we can't afford it," said Haseloff the Newspapers of the Funke media group (Saturday editions). "That would sustain our economy and, ultimately, a negative impact on the welfare state and its stability have an impact." Also, the economy Veronika Grimm warned of a prolonged economic persistent weakness, should it come to a further Lockdown.

The Flare-up of new infection needs to be responsive flock, "fast, low-threshold and differentiated at the local level," said Haseloff. "Auxiliary measures, such as in the current financial framework would probably not repeat."

Updated Date: 01 August 2020, 07:19

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