So far, there is no explanation for the increase. The number of new infections is usually higher at the end of the week than at the beginning of the week because the health authorities do not always report the cases on a daily basis. The number of new infections was 815 on Friday, compared to 583 the previous Friday – almost a third less. Also on July 10, also a Friday, the RKI announced a significantly lower number of new infections (395).
Since the onset of the Corona crisis, at least 204.964 People in Germany have been shown to be infected with the Sars-CoV-2 virus, as reported by the RKI on Friday morning (data status on July 24, midnight).
According to the RKI, Germany has died so far 9118 people infected with the virus – that means a plus of 10 compared to the previous day. Until Saturday morning 189.800 People survived the infection according to RKI estimates.
According to RKI estimates, the number of reproductions, or R-value for short, was as of July 24, midnight, in Germany 1,08 (Previous day: 0.93). This means that on average an infected person infects another person. The R-value shows the infection process approximately one and a half weeks beforehand.
The RKI also specifies a so-called seven-day R. It refers to a longer period and is therefore less subject to daily fluctuations. According to RKI estimates, as of July 24, 00:00, this value was 1.16 (previous day: 1.05). It shows the infection from 8 to 16 days ago.
The World Health Organization (WHO) reports a worldwide record increase in known new cases of infection. In the past 24 hours, 284,196 have been added, it says in the management report on Friday evening. The number of deaths rose by 9,753, the highest number since April 30th.
Since the start of the corona pandemic, US scientists have said more than worldwide 640.250 People died after being infected with the virus. That came out on Saturday afternoon from data from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. There are now more than 15.7 million confirmed infections with the pathogen Sars-CoV-2.
Just three weeks ago, the threshold of half a million deaths and 10 million confirmed infections had been exceeded. Since then, the pandemic has spread rapidly to the United States, Brazil, Peru, Mexico, India and South Africa, among others.
Over 70.00 new infections in the United States
The USA are the world’s hardest hit by the corona pandemic. A Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins University count has meanwhile become more than 74,000 new infections nationwide registered. This raised the total number of confirmed cases of infection in the United States to over 4.1 million. The number of registered nationwide Deaths rose to more than 145,500, according to the information.
In Russia a total of more than 805,000 people have been shown to be infected with the Sars-CoV-2 virus. Around 5,800 new cases have been added across the country in the past 24 hours, the authorities said in Moscow on Friday. The number of new infections in Russia every day has been of this magnitude for some time.
Mexico reports record of new infections
In Brazil The total number of confirmed cases has now climbed to almost 2.3 million. It is only surpassed by the United States. According to the Ministry of Health, another 1,311 people died from Covid-19, bringing the total death toll to over 85,200.
In second place is the statistics for Latin America Mexico, which reported more corona infections than ever in a day. Be on Thursday 8438 new cases have been confirmed, the Ministry of Health announced. This increased the total number to 378.285. The death toll also rose to a total of 42,645.
Also in Peru The number of cases is currently increasing rapidly. In the meantime, more than 17,800 deaths from the novel corona virus and over 375,000 infections have been counted.
Great Britain remains the country most severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic in Europe. So far there have died 45.762 People after they test positive for the coronavirus. 299.503 Evidence shows that people were infected.
In Spain are 272.421 Infections with the virus detected, 28.432 People died from or with the infection. In Italy, the third most affected country in Europe, the number of all infected 245.590that the deceased on 35.097.
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