Germany declares 78 thousand new cases while the weekly incidence skyrockets again
MADRID, 15 One. (EUROPA PRESS) –
The German authorities have confirmed this Saturday some 78,000 new coronaviruses, one day after Friday’s record, when it exceeded 90,000, and some 230 additional deaths, with an incidence shot up to 497 infections per 100,000 inhabitants during the last seven days .
The Robert Koch Institute, the government entity for the control of infectious diseases, has indicated through its website that during the last 24 hours 78,022 positives and 235 deaths have been registered, which raises the total figures since the start of the pandemic to 7.9 million affected and 115,572 deaths, respectively.
Likewise, it has stated that the accumulated incidence rate during the last seven days is 497, 1 case per 100,000 inhabitants, again on the rise in recent days, with 413,350 positives during the last week.
On the other hand, he has underlined that there are currently about 805,400 active cases and has estimated the number of people recovered from COVID-19 at about 6,914,700, including around 36,500 medical discharges during the last 24 hours.
The German government approved on Wednesday the legal framework for the new quarantine rules by which people who have received a booster dose of the coronavirus vaccine “will not have to quarantine in case of being in close contact with a person infected with COVID -19».