Coronavirus incidence exceeds 340

Coronavirus incidence exceeds 340

The number of Coronavirus infections in Berlin continues to show an upward trend. In the past seven days, 340.7 out of 100,000 people were confirmed to have contracted the virus, as the Health Administration and the Robert Koch Institute announced on Thursday (November 18, 2021).

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On Thursday of last week, the so-called seven-day incidence was still at 263.4. The districts of Neukölln, Pankow and Reinickendorf now have a Coronavirus incidence of above 400.

Particularly high incidences in children and adolescents

According to official data, the virus is particularly widespread among children. In the group of 5- to 9-year-olds, the Coronavirus incidence is at 960 per 100,000, and in 10- to 14-year-olds it is at 1019. Schoolchildren in Berlin get tested several times a week. The Standing Commission on Vaccination (Stiko) currently recommends Covid-19 vaccination for children and adolescents aged 12 years and older.

Six more deaths

In total, health offices reported 2795 new infections with the virus within one day, which was 78 fewer than last Thursday. There were six additional deaths related to a Coronavirus infection. 68.3 percent of people in Berlin are considered fully vaccinated against Covid-19, which is 0.7 percentage more than a week ago.
Author: dpa
Publication date: 25. May 2022
Last updated: 18. November 2021

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