Coronavirus in Germany: RKI reports again, nearly 900 new infections

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) in Berlin has given the number of people in Germany demonstrated that the Coronavirus-infected people on Friday with 208.698 – a

Coronavirus in Germany: RKI reports again, nearly 900 new infections

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) in Berlin has given the number of people in Germany demonstrated that the Coronavirus-infected people on Friday with 208.698 – an increase of 870 since the previous day (data as of 31.07. 0: 00). The in the American city of Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins University (JHU) reported a total of Infected 209.535 proven. The RKI, which takes into account only the electronically transmitted Numbers from the States, and his list is updated once a day, registered cases 9141 death and seven more than the previous day. The JHU was one of 9144 Dead. The number of Recovering was not initially updated.

Already on Thursday, the number of the day, the RKI reported new infections had read in 902 and was as high as since the virus outbreak at the meat company Tönnies in mid-June, not more.

health authorities are calling for more staff

on Tuesday, the Robert Koch Institute had to pay, however, in view of the development of the case in the past few days, worried shown. The daily reported new infections were in the beginning of July, between 300 and 500 cases per day, were sent in the past few days, several times more than 600 new cases of the day to the RKI. RKI-President Lothar Wieler called multi-compliance with AHA rules, both in this country and in the holidays.AHA stands for "spacing, Hygiene, and everyday life masks".

in the face of rising Corona-infection numbers the German Medical officers have warned of the consequences of a shortage of staff in the health offices. "For a second pandemic wave of the health offices are staffed much too tight," said the Chairman of the Federal Association of the Physicians of the Public health service (BVÖGD), Ute Teichert, the papers of the Essen-based Funke media group. "With the rising infection numbers, a huge Problem to roll on us." The more than 400 German health authorities could not wait until the planned measures of the Federal government to strengthen the public health service were enacted. "We need a short-term solution. We need to know where the health authorities in an emergency to get help,“ called for Teichert.

it led to the shortage of staff in savings in the past 20 years. In addition, many of the volunteers, which would have supported at the beginning of the pandemic, the regular employees were returned back to their previous positions. The contact tracing of the Infected will always be complex, said the Association Chairman. "The increase in charges - and by the journey of the returnees, but also by an increasing number of cases where the chain of Infection to determine clear."

Updated Date: 31 July 2020, 04:20

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