Federal statistical office: excess mortality in Germany rises to 14 percent

In November, died in Germany according to preliminary calculations, at least 84.480 people. As the Federal Statistical office (Destatis), tells, were, had died

Federal statistical office: excess mortality in Germany rises to 14 percent

In November, died in Germany according to preliminary calculations, at least 84.480 people. As the Federal Statistical office (Destatis), tells, were, had died the 11 percent, respectively, 8186 people more, than in the years 2016 to 2019, on average, in November. The findings of a special evaluation of the provisional death figures up to the end of November. More than 80,000 deaths in November there were last updated in 1974 – at that time 81.006 cases were counted.

the difference in The case of death, pay to the average of the four previous years, grew up on all the November weeks. Overall, for the last week of the month, so the 48. Calendar week of 23. up to 29. November, so far, 20.699 deaths were reported by 14 per cent, or 2525 cases. The number of deaths of persons confirmed earlier laboratory Covid-were ill 19, rose at the same time from week to week. In the 48. Calendar week, there were a total of 2579 at the Robert-Koch-Institute (RKI) reported Covid-19-deaths. Of the 639 cases more than in the previous week. Meanwhile, the recorded daily death numbers are significantly higher, On Tuesday according to the RKI information from the Wednesday morning, a new all-time high of 1129 cases of death within 24 hours in connection with the Coronavirus, although by the Christmas season, as expected, fewer cases are reported than under normal circumstances.

The disproportionately high death numbers in November 2020 are due almost entirely to an increase in the number of deaths in the age group of people aged 80 years and above. Here is a Plus of 19 percent. The Death of 80-Year-olds were, however, on the level of previous years. According to the Figures of the RKI deaths occur by Covid-19 frequently in people aged 80 years and above.

Updated Date: 31 December 2020, 20:19

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