More than 200 new Corona cases in Berlin
The Berlin Corona warning light flashes red at one point for the second day in a row. Per 100,000 inhabitants, 32.7 people were demonstrably infected in the past seven days, as the health administration announced on October 1, 2020.
An employee prepares samples from people with suspected Covid-19 for further analysis.
This value is far above the average in the Mitte district at 60.7, followed by Neukölln (59.7). From a figure of 30 infected persons per 100,000 inhabitants within a week, this traffic light jumps to red. According to the health administration, the reproduction value for the last four days was 0.83 - that is the average number of people infected by a corona. Here the traffic light continues to show green. Berlin also continues to be in the green zone in terms of the utilization of intensive care beds, at 2.6 percent.
244 new corona cases reported
On Thursday, 244 confirmed new corona infections were reported. This brings the number to 15 031 cases. 12,888 patients are considered to have recovered, 137 more than the day before. The number of deaths now stands at 229 (previous day 228). The Berlin Early Warning System for the assessment of the corona situation indicates a need for advice in case of double yellow. If the so-called Corona traffic light shows double red, the senate sees need for action.
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Due to the recent increase in the number of corona infections in Berlin, masks will be mandatory in office and administration buildings.
Last edited: Thursday, 1. October 2020 20:29 Uhr