RKI registers 3883 new corona infections and 415 further deaths


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 The  health authorities in Germany reported 3883 new corona infections to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) within one day. In addition, 415 additional deaths were recorded within 24 hours. That comes from figures from the RKI on Tuesday. Exactly one week ago, the RKI had recorded 3856 new infections and 528 new deaths within one day.

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 The  data reflect the status of the RKI dashboard from 3:11 a.m., subsequent changes or additions are possible.

According to the RKI, the number of new infections reported within seven days per 100,000 inhabitants (seven-day incidence) was 60.5 nationwide on Tuesday morning – and thus slightly lower than the previous day (61.0). Four weeks ago, on January 26, the incidence had been 107.6. Its previous high was reached on December 22nd at 197.6.

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 The  high of 1,244 newly reported deaths was reached on January 14th. Among the new infections registered within 24 hours, the highest value was reached on December 18 with 33,777 – but it contained 3,500 late reports.

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 The  RKI has counted 2,394,811 detected infections with Sars-CoV-2 in Germany since the beginning of the pandemic (as of February 23, 3:11 a.m.). © www.de24.news

 The  actual total number is likely to be significantly higher since many infections are not detected. © www.de24.news

 The  RKI stated the number of people recovered to be around 2,207,700. © www.de24.news

 The  total number of people who died with or with a proven infection with Sars-CoV-2 rose to 68,318.

According to the RKI management report from Monday evening, the nationwide seven-day R-value was 1.05 (previous day 1.10). This means that 100 infected people theoretically infect 105 more people. © www.de24.news

 The  value represents the occurrence of the infection 8 to 16 days ago. If it is below 1 for a long time, the infection process subsides.

What is the RKI?

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 The  Robert Koch Institute (RKI) is an independent higher federal authority. It is a public health facility and monitors the health of the entire population of Germany. Another central area of ​​the RKI is research; the institute is the central research facility of the Federal Republic of Germany.

President of the Robert Koch Institute has been Lothar H. Wieler since March 1, 2015, who has been the focus of reporting since the outbreak of the corona pandemic in Germany.

How does the RKI get the current corona numbers?

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 The  Robert Koch Institute continuously records the current Covid-19 situation. It evaluates all information on the basis of current surveys and estimates the risk for the population in Germany. © www.de24.news

 The  RKI regularly announces the current number of corona cases in Germany.

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 The  health authorities receive figures from all over Germany on new infections, recoveries or deaths and transmit them to the RKI. © www.de24.news

 The  offices must adhere to strict rules.

Covid-19 cases that meet the RKI case definition must be electronically transmitted by the responsible health department to the responsible state authority no later than the next working day.

From there, the information must be transmitted to the RKI no later than the next working day. This data may not contain the name, place of residence or contact details of the person concerned.

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