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Although the number of 11,169 new corona infections on Sunday in Germany is comparatively low, the value is higher than the value of the previous week.
Berlin – As expected, the health authorities have reported comparatively few new corona infections to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI). 11,169 new cases were transmitted within one day, as the RKI announced on Monday morning. The previous high was reached on Friday a week ago (November 20th) with 23,648 reported cases. Last Monday the number was 10,864. The numbers are comparatively low on Sundays and Mondays because, according to the RKI, fewer samples are taken on the weekend and therefore fewer tests are carried out overall.
The German health authorities also reported 125 new deaths within 24 hours. The trend in the number of daily deaths had recently gone up, which was also expected after the steep increase in new infections. The total number of people who died with or with a proven infection with Sars-CoV-2 rose to a total of 16,248.
More than a million infections in Germany
Since the beginning of the pandemic, the RKI has counted a total of 1,053,869 detected infections with Sars-CoV-2 in Germany (as of November 30, 12 a.m.). It is estimated that around 739,100 people have now recovered.
According to the RKI management report on Sunday, the so-called seven-day R-value was 0.95 (previous day: 0.96). This means that 100 infected people infect 95 more people. The value represents the occurrence of the infection 8 to 16 days ago. If the value is below 1 for a longer period of time, the infection rate subsides.