The number of children infected with Corona in Germany has increased immensely compared to September. A group of children in particular is more likely to be infected.
- Coronavirus pandemic in Germany: The Corona case numbers are also in Lockdown Light very high.
- A statistic of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) show the New corona infections at Children rise dramatically.
- Affected by the Covid-19 infections are above all, according to one report older children.
Munich / Berlin – The hope for an early one Corona vaccine is in the Coronavirus pandemic in Germany in many places downright tangible.
Also because families with Children Complain about additional workload from homeschooling, for example, or in rows schools their classes in corona-Quarantine send. Between Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria In the south of the republic and the northern federal states, there is a lot of confusion on this topic, and uniformity has often been desired but not yet achieved.
Corona pandemic in Germany: More and more children are infected with Sars-CoV-2
There was in the Covid-19 crisis a prejudice: the risk of infection with SARS-CoV-2 is allegedly significantly lower in children, it said. Recent surveys and figures of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) do away with this cliché now.
The news magazine mirror reported on this and referred to a corresponding presentation by the federal authority.
Children in the corona pandemic: Significantly more Covid-19 new infections in Germany
Accordingly, were in the first week of November 10,400 corona infections in children under 14 years of age registered. At the beginning of September, however, are still fewer than 1000 new infections with the coronavirus found in children under the age of 14, the report said.
Initial findings indicate that they are special older children over 10 years, but especially from 12 years. So kids who are about to reach adolescence.
“According to the data so far, it seems particularly in younger people Children infected with Sars-CoV-2 to be less common than in adults, ”said Jörg Timm, virologist at the University Hospital Düsseldorf, loudly mirror the Science Media Center. According to Timm, “older children from around 12 to 14 years” would no longer differ from adults.
Corona pandemic in Germany: older children are probably at a higher risk of infection
Also Of Berlin Head of government Michael Müller (SPD) had at a press conference after the Prime Minister’s Conference on November 16 Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) said: “The younger the children are, the fewer infections and symptoms we see.” Of course, this does not rule out infection either. (pm)