D.he coronavirus continues to determine people’s everyday lives around the world. While the vaccination campaigns are at different speeds in the various countries, Germany is experiencing the fourth wave of pandemics. At the end of the year, the number of infections in this country increased significantly – many people are still not immunized against the virus.
With our graphics and tables we give you an overview of the most important key figures and developments. Case numbers, positive rate of the corona tests, vaccination rates and occupancy of intensive care beds – you can find all this here at a glance and in clear graphics. We also watch them Incidence values in the counties, i.e. the number of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants within the past seven days.
The most important yardstick has been the since mid-November Hospitalization rate – It indicates how many corona patients per 100,000 inhabitants had to be admitted to hospitals within the past seven days. The concept adopted on November 18 in the Bund-Länder-Round provides a three-stage model: If the hospitalization rate rises above 3, the 2-G rule applies; if it rises above 6, the 2-G-plus rule applies in the federal state. Rule (vaccinated persons and genesis also have to show an additional rapid antigen test). For a hospitalization rate of 9 or more, contact restrictions are in place. The previous high was around 15.5 around Christmas last year. You can find out more here.
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