Coronavirus incidences continue to rise: hospitalization rate above 10
The incidence of Coronavirus infections in Berlin has continued to rise, reaching 737.2 on Tuesday (Jan. 11, 2022), as the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) announced.
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Publication date: January 11, 2022
Last updated: January 11, 2022
Berlin infection rates far above national average
In the days before, the seven-day incidende, which indicates how many new Corona infections per 100,000 inhabitants were registered in the past seven days, was still below 700. After Christmas, the incidence had still been below 300. Compared to other federal states, Berlin has a very high infection rate. Only Bremen reported a higher incidence on Tuesday. The average seven-day incidence in Germany was just under 388.
Significant increase in hospitalization incidence
The hospitalization rate also increased sharply on Tuesday. The incidence value, which indicates how many people per 100,000 inhabitants were hospitalized after a Corona infection within a week, was 10.6 on Monday. The previous day, the hospitalization incidence was still at 4.
Five more deaths in connection with Covid-19
According to the RKI, 5285 new infections were registered in Berlin. The total number of all proven infections since the beginning of the pandemic thus rose to 364,704. Five additional deaths related to Covid-19 were registered, meaning that 4043 people have been confirmed to have died from or with the virus in Berlin since the start of the pandemic.