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Pandemic in Berlin: incidence falls below 600

One hand holds a Corona rapid test.

One hand holds a Corona rapid test.

In Berlin, the seven-day incidence rate used to assess the Corona pandemic has again fallen slightly. In the capital, 578.2 new infections with the corona virus per 100,000 people were reported in the past seven days.

This is according to data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) on Friday. A week earlier, the value had been 752.3, on Thursday 601.5. 3916 new infections were reported within one day. Since the beginning of the pandemic about two years ago, about 963,700 infections were thus detected for Berlin. Five more people died from or with the coronavirus - bringing the death toll for Berlin to 4427.

Nationwide, the institute reported the so-called seven-day incidence at 1001.5 on Friday morning. Health offices in Germany reported 156,864 new Corona infections to the RKI within one day. Online, the RKI pointed out that when interpreting the case numbers, it should be noted that fewer cases may be tested and reported due to vacations and vacations.

Author: dpa/
Further information: Coronavirus Information
Publication date: 15 April 2022
Last updated: 15 April 2022

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