Berlin House of Representatives deliberates over Coronavirus pandemic

Berlin House of Representatives deliberates over Coronavirus pandemic

The Berlin House of Representatives meets on Thursday (Jan. 13, 2022) for its first session of the new year.

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Publication date: January 13, 2022
Last updated: January 13, 2022

Debate on the current Coronavirus situation planned

In light of the sharp increase in the number of infections, one of the items on the agenda is a dIn view of the sharp rise in the number of infections, one of the items on the agenda is a debate on the current Corona situation. In addition to members of all parliamentary groups, Senator for Health Ulrike Gote (Green Party) will comment on the issue.

Coronavirus incidence in Berlin well above national average

After sharp increases in recent days, the seven-day incidence of Coronavirus in Berlin was 856.4 on Wednesday - the second highest incidence in a comparison of the German states. The figure indicates how many new Coronavirus infections per 100,000 inhabitants were registered within seven days. Within Berlin, there are large differences between the districts: In Marzahn-Hellersdorf, the incidence recently hovered around 300, while in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg and Neukölln it was over 1100.

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