New corona infections in Berlin still increasing

New corona infections in Berlin still increasing

The number of new corona infections in Berlin continues to grow.

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On Sunday (October 18, 2020) 302 more cases were registered. This is according to the new situation report of the health administration. The total number of confirmed corona cases now stands at 21,428. 16,104 (+210 compared to Saturday) of those affected are considered to have recovered. 241 people died in connection with Covid-19 (+2).
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The number of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants in the past seven days rose to 86.9, according to the data. This means that Berlin is still well above the critical threshold value of 50. Neukölln continues to stand out with 179.1 - a hotspot nationwide. In Mitte (133.8), Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg (113.3) and Tempelhof-Schöneberg (101.4) the value also exceeds 100. The proportion of intensive care beds occupied by Covid-19 patients is 5.3 percent.

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| Last edited: Monday, 19. October 2020 10:41 Uhr

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