Germany I posted today the highest number of coronavirus infections since the start of the pandemic, with 7,830 new infections in the last 24 hours, as announced today by the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), a governmental entity in charge of the control of infectious diseases.
Is about an increase of almost 500 covid-19 patients compared to yesterday, which until then was the highest recorded in Germany after one day. However, the current figures are not comparable to those of the start of the pandemic, since they are currently more diagnostic tests and, therefore, the detection of new infections is higher, clarified the news agency DPA.
The RKI detailed that at least 356,387 people were infected with the virus SARS-CoV-2 in Germany since the outbreak of the pandemicearlier this year, while the number of deaths related to infection amounts to 9,767, which is 33 more than the day before.
In turn, the institute added that the reproduction figure or R value, reflecting the course of the infection over the previous ten days, had arrived on Friday at 1.22, compared to 1.08 the day before.
In addition, an R value of seven days in his updated report, which was of 1.30 (previous day: 1.22) and reflects the course of the infection of the last between eight and 16 days.