Corona incidence decreased again

Corona incidence decreased again

The downward trend in corona incidence continues in Berlin.

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In the past seven days, 872.4 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants were registered, according to the latest data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) as of Sunday morning (03 April 2022). On Saturday, the figure was 889, on Friday 916 and on the days before that in some cases well over 1000. Nationwide, the incidence on Saturday was 1457.9 and had thus also declined.

Senator warns of rising numbers

Berlin still has by far the lowest incidence of all the federal states. It is also significantly higher in the city states of Bremen and Hamburg. However, Health Senator Ulrike Gote (Greens) warned on Saturday that the numbers could rise again. With the far-reaching relaxation of the Corona measures, the number of encounters is increasing again and with it the number of virus transmissions.

666 new infections reported

The Robert Koch Institute recently registered 666 new Corona infections for Berlin within one day. This means that there have been a total of 918,015 proven cases so far. According to the RKI statistics, there have been no further deaths in connection with Corona infections since Saturday. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 4386 deaths have been registered in Berlin.

Strain on intensive care units remains manageable

The Berlin Corona warning light continues to point to red for the so-called hospitalisation rate: according to the Senate's situation report, 17.0 Corona-infected persons per 100,000 inhabitants were admitted to hospitals in Berlin in the past seven days. The signal for the utilisation of intensive care units is yellow. There, 8.5 per cent of the beds are occupied by Corona patients. This is considered a manageable value.
Author: dpa/deepl.com
Further information: Measures against Coronavirus
Publication date: 3. April 2022
Last updated: 3. April 2022

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