Over 1000 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic

Over 1000 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic

Around ten months after the start of the pandemic, the number of people who have died following Corona infections in Berlin has risen to more than 1000.


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Compared to the previous day, 17 more deaths are recorded in the situation report of Saturday (19 December 2020), bringing the total to 1001. The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) assumes an undetected number of further pandemic deaths nationwide, since the Corona infection is not recognized in every patient.

1325 new infections reported

The number of new infections recorded within one day increased by 1325, to now 86 561 since the spring, according to the health administration report. As recovered 65 350 people are considered.
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Corona traffic light still on double red

The Senate's Corona traffic light remains on red for two indicators: intensive care bed utilization with Covid 19 patients (unchanged at just under 30 percent) and new infections in the past seven days (continuing to rise to about 209 per 100,000 population).

Source: dpa

| Last edited: Saturday, 19. December 2020 17:57 Uhr

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