Corona situation report: 2488 new cases

Corona situation report: 2488 new cases

The Corona situation in Berlin remains tense. According to the situation report of the Robert Koch Institute of Thursday, the health offices reported 2488 cases within one day.

Swab with a smear for a corona test

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A medical worker holds a swab with a smear for a corona test.

This is more than the previous day, when 2294 new infections were registered. On Thursday a week ago, there were 2271. Ten people died in connection with Covid 19 disease. Two of the three traffic lights in the country's warning system remain red: the seven-day incidence is now 333.6, indicating how many out of 100,000 people have been proven to be infected within a week. There are large differences within Berlin: In Steglitz-Zehlendorf the value was 172.3, in Treptow-Köpenick 454.2.
Of the intensive care beds in Berlin, about one in five is still occupied by corona patients: The rate was 20.8 per cent on Thursday - a week ago it was reported at 22.9 per cent. The warning light for hospital admissions remains on yellow. Within seven days, 4.3 out of 100,000 people were most recently hospitalised in connection with a Corona infection. A week ago, the so-called hospitalisation incidence was 5.7.

Source: dpa

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