Slight decline: the RKI is one 1415 Corona infections in Germany

The number of known infections with the Coronavirus in Germany decreased compared to the previous day easily. The health authorities in Germany reported that ac

Slight decline: the RKI is one 1415 Corona infections in Germany

The number of known infections with the Coronavirus in Germany decreased compared to the previous day easily. The health authorities in Germany reported that according to information from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) until Saturday morning 1415 new Corona infections within a day. On Friday 1449 human infections have been reported.

Since the beginning of the Corona-crisis, at least 222.828 people in Germany have been confirmed with the Virus Sars-CoV-2, such as the RKI reported on Saturday morning on the Internet (data 15.8., 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 9231. To Saturday 200.800 people had survived the infection, according to the RKI estimates.

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.

The reproduction number, in short the R-value, according to the RKI estimates with data 14.8., 0: 00, in Germany, 1.08. This means that an Infected person infects an average of a little more than other people. The R-value in each case forms the infection from happening about a week and a half before.

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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 of this value was as 14.8., 0: 00, at 1.14. He shows that the Infection occurred from 8 to 16 days.

The R-values are according to the RKI since mid-July, 2020 in the case of 1 or slightly above. "This is due to a larger number of small outbreaks, but also with the Federal case numbers have increased since the loosening of the measures as well as increasing cases entering the country in the last few weeks," it said.

Two months after its launch, have meanwhile downloaded approximately 17 million people in the Corona-Warning-App. This is evident from the data of the RKI, which will be published again and again updated on the website. The App, the user should be warn in the case of a contact to a Corona-Infected, was on 16. June to Start.

Updated Date: 15 August 2020, 04:19

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