815 new cases in one day: RKI: development of the infection figures very worrying

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) has expressed concern over the increase in newly reported Coronavirus cases in the past few days. "This is a very worrying deve

815 new cases in one day: RKI: development of the infection figures very worrying

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) has expressed concern over the increase in newly reported Coronavirus cases in the past few days. "This is a very worrying development, and is observed from RKI very closely," said a RKI spokeswoman on Friday at the request of the German press Agency. "A further escalation of the Situation must be avoided at all costs." On Friday, the number of newly submitted Corona cases was 815, significantly higher than in the preceding weeks. "Previously, the number in the 500 cases transmitted per day, at times significantly less," said the spokeswoman.

A worsening of the situation could only be prevented if the entire population was committed to continue. The RKI appealed, for example, the distance and hygiene rules consistently - even Outdoors. Interior rooms should be aired and where it was needed, should you wear a mouth-nose cover correctly.

As the RKI stated that, it is observed the increase in many States to. More than 60 percent of the new cases were due to increases in North Rhine-Westphalia and Baden-Württemberg. Nationwide, there are a lot of smaller "Events" in different counties: So people would have more to celebrate in the family and in the circle of friends, leisure activities, workplaces, but also in community and health facilities infected. Increasing cases that would be added under travel returnees, it said.

Updated Date: 24 July 2020, 11:19

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