Over 10 000 corona cases in Berlin

Over 10 000 corona cases in Berlin

The number of corona infections recorded since the beginning of the pandemic in Berlin has risen to more than 10 000.

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131 cases were added compared to the previous day, bringing the total to 10 106, according to the health administration on Thursday evening (13 August 2020). The districts of Mitte and Neukölln are most affected. The Corona traffic light system is still green for all three indicators.

All Corona traffic lights remain green

According to the traffic light system, measures should be discussed and prepared when two of the three indicators are yellow. If two of the three indicators are red, measures to contain the infection should be implemented. The development of the reproductive rate (currently 0.95), the number of cases per week per 100,000 inhabitants (10.2) and the occupancy rate of intensive care beds with Covid-19 cases (1.1 per cent) are considered. The weekly number of cases has risen mainly due to the increased testing of travel returnees, it was reported.
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| Last edited: Thursday, 13. August 2020 20:13 Uhr

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