12,257 new corona infections and 349 new deaths reported
| Reading time: 4 minutes
In Germany, the number of people infected with corona increases by 12,257. The Robert Koch Institute reports 349 new deaths. The seven-day incidence is 111.1. Young people are already being vaccinated in Israel. An overview in numbers and graphics.
D.he German health authorities have the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) 12,257 New corona infections reported within one day. Also were 349 new deaths recorded within 24 hours, as the RKI announced on Sunday morning. Last Sunday, the RKI recorded 13,882 new infections and 445 new deaths within 24 hours.
The high of 1244 new deaths had been reached on January 14th. The new infections registered within 24 hours were included 33,777 the highest value was reported on December 18th – but that included 3,500 late registrations.
The number of new infections reported within seven days per 100,000 inhabitants (Seven-day incidence) was included on Sunday morning according to the RKI 111.1. Its previous high was reached on December 22nd at 197.6. The number fluctuated after that and has been falling again for a few days.
The RKI has been counting since the beginning of the pandemic 2,134,936 proven infections with Sars-CoV-2 in Germany (as of January 24th, 00.00 a.m.). The actual total number is likely to be significantly higher as many infections are not recognized. The total number of people who died with or with a proven infection with Sars-CoV-2 rose 51,870. The RKI stated the number of people recovered at around 1,807,500.
The nationwide Seven-day R-value was included according to the RKI situation report from Saturday evening 1.01 (Previous day: 0.97). This means that 100 infected people theoretically infect 101 more people. The value represents the occurrence of the infection 8 to 16 days ago. If it is below 1 for a long time, the infection process subsides.
USA and Spain – German government classifies 25 countries as “high risk areas”
Because of the particularly high number of corona infections, the federal government will be grading for the first time from Sunday 25th Countries as high-risk areas, for which even stricter entry rules then apply than for the previous and still existing “risk areas”. Like the Robert Koch Institute on Friday on his website announced, these include the Czech Republic, the holiday countries Portugal, Spain and Egypt, Israel, Iran, the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon and the USA. Entry from these “high incidence areas” is only possible with a negative corona test. The test may have been carried out at least 48 hours before entry.
In addition, as with the countries classified as “risk areas”, those entering the country must be in a ten-day quarantine. The Greek region of Attica around the capital Athens, on the other hand, is one of the very few European regions no longer considered a risk area – if you travel from there to Germany, no quarantine is necessary.
Israel is now vaccinating teenagers
Israel started the corona vaccination of young people. The country’s largest health care organization, Clalit, had its first teenagers injected on Saturday morning, according to the organization’s website. The Ministry of Health announced on Thursday that it would approve the vaccination of high school students between the ages of 16 and 18 with the consent of their parents. The three other health organizations wanted to start vaccinating young people at a later date.
Since the start of the vaccination campaign a month ago, more than 2.5 million of the total of around nine million residents have received the first vaccination dose, according to the Ministry of Health. 900,000 people have already received the second injection.
The front runner in vaccinations in Germany is Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania with a vaccination rate of 2.76 percent of the population, followed by Schleswig-Holstein With 2.59 percent. Baden-Württemberg comes in last with a rate of 1.22 percent.
For the first time in two weeks, the France the number of Covid patients in the intensive care units. The Ministry of Health announced that the decrease was 16 to 2896. The number of new infections rose to 23,924 after 23,292 on Friday and 21,406 a week ago.
In Russia According to official information, 20,921 people were newly infected with Corona. The number of cases of infection rose to 3.698 million. The authorities reported 559 additional deaths, bringing the total number of victims to 68,971. Worldwide, Russia ranks fourth behind the USA, India and Brazil.
The number of corona deaths in the United States has risen by at least 3788 to 413,775, according to a Reuters survey. The number of infections grew by more than 190,000 to 24.7 million people.
China reports 107 new infections on the anniversary of the first lockdown in Wuhan – the city where the virus first spread worldwide. The day before it was 103. According to official information, a total of 88,911 people have contracted the virus in the most populous country in the world.