RKI: Coronavirus incidence in Berlin continues to rise

RKI: Coronavirus incidence in Berlin continues to rise

Coronavius incidence in Berlin has increased slightly again, but remains below the national average.


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According to the latest data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the incidence value on Tuesday morning (November 30, 2021) was 372.1. The value indicates how many people per 100,000 inhabitants have been proven to be infected with Coronavirus in the past seven days. The previous day, the incidence was 371.5. A week ago Tuesday, it was 349.0. The nationwide Coronavirus incidence was 452.2 on Tuesday morning.

Over 3000 new infections registered

The RKI registered 3172 newly infected people in Berlin between Monday and Tuesday. This brought the total number of proven Covid infections since the start of the pandemic to 274,431. Seven additional deaths in connection with Covid-19 were registered, meaning that 3830 people in Berlin have been confirmed to have died from or with the disease.

Hospitalization rate up again

The number of Coronavirus patients admitted to hospitals per 100,000 inhabitants within seven days now plays an important role in the political assessment of the pandemic. According to the Berlin Senate's situation report, this so-called hospitalization rate was 4.1 on Tuesday, compared to 3.5 the day before.
Author: dpa/deepl.com
Publication date: 25. May 2022
Last updated: 30. November 2021

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