The number of new infections with the corona virus continues to increase. The Robert Koch Institute fears a trend reversal in Germany after previous good results.
Berlin (dpa) – According to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the health authorities in Germany reported 955 new corona infections within a day.
This means that the daily case numbers remain at a high level. Since the onset of the Corona crisis, at least 209 653 people in Germany have been shown to be infected with the Sars-CoV-2 virus, as the RKI reported on the Internet on Saturday morning (data status 1.8., 0.00 a.m.).
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On Friday, the number of new infections registered daily was 870. Due to the increasing number of cases, the RKI fears a trend reversal in Germany. The reason for this is negligence in complying with the rules of conduct. According to RKI, the number of deaths associated with a corona infection is 9148.
192,700 people survived the infection
According to RKI estimates, 192,700 people had survived the infection by Saturday morning. According to RKI estimates, the number of reproductions, or R-value for short, as of July 31, 00:00, was 1.06 in Germany (previous day: 1.02). This means that on average an infected person infects another person. The R value shows the infection process approximately one and a half weeks beforehand.
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The RKI also specifies a so-called seven-day R. It refers to a longer period and is therefore less subject to daily fluctuations. According to RKI estimates, as of July 31, 00:00, this value was 1.19 (previous day: 1.17). It shows the infection from 8 to 16 days ago.
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