Corona traffic light once red: infection number increases

Corona traffic light once red: infection number increases

The number of new corona infections in Berlin continues to climb and is now only just below the critical threshold.

A swab is held into the camera.

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A swab is held into the camera.

On Wednesday, 47.2 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants were registered in the past seven days, according to the online situation report of the health administration. On the previous day, the value important for the evaluation of infection incidence was 44.2. From the age of 50, a region is considered a risk area. The number of cases is therefore increasing by 378 new infections. Among the Berlin districts, Neukölln stands out with 95.5. It follows in the middle with 70.5.
Meanwhile, the Berlin traffic light system for evaluating the corona situation only shows red for one of three indicators: the number of infections. The so-called reproduction number dropped to 1.13, whereupon this traffic light jumped from red to yellow again. This is the average number of people infected by one infected person. The third indicator, the utilization of intensive care beds with Covid-19 patients, is still within the green range.

Source: dpa/deepl.com

| Last edited: Wednesday, 7. October 2020 22:24 Uhr

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