More than 1000 new corona infections in Berlin

More than 1000 new corona infections in Berlin

Die Berliner Gesundheitsämter haben am 21. November 2020 1051 neue Infektionen mit dem Coronavirus gemeldet. Das waren 652 weniger als am Freitag, aber 220 mehr als am Samstag vergangener Woche.


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Test sets with swabs are stored in a test centre for suspected cases of corona.

Since the outbreak of the disease, a total of 56,068 people in Berlin have become infected, according to the State Office for Health and Social Affairs on Saturday. 34,460 of them are considered to have recovered. The number of people who have died with a corona infection so far is 447. 89 deaths were added this week, compared to 64 the week before. Nearly one in ten tests is now positive.
303 Covid-19 patients are in intensive care units, most of them are ventilated. The occupancy rate of intensive care beds is 24.3 percent. Per 100,000 inhabitants, 224.6 infections were reported in the past seven days. This so-called seven-day incidence was slightly lower than on Friday. Compared to the previous week, it has risen by 4 percent. In mid-October, however, this growth rate was still well over 50 percent. Since then, the trend has been downwards.

Source: dpa

| Last edited: Saturday, 21. November 2020 21:17 Uhr

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