RKI reports significantly fewer new cases than the previous day
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The health authorities in Germany registered significantly fewer new corona cases than the previous day, but the R value is still in the critical area. An entire city is being sealed off in North Korea. An overview of data and maps.
Dhe number of new corona infections in Germany has risen more slowly. Overall, were reported 305 new cases after 781 the previous day, as emerged on Sunday from data on the website of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI). This increased the total number to 205.269. The number of deaths remained unchanged at 9118.
The holiday season in particular, with hundreds of thousands of trips abroad, is seen as a danger to a second wave of the epidemic.
According to the RKI, Germany has died so far 9118 people infected with the virus – that means a plus of 10 compared to the previous day. Until Saturday morning 189.800 People survived the infection according to RKI estimates.
According to RKI estimates, the number of reproductions, or R-value for short, was as of July 25, midnight, in Germany 1,24 (Previous day: 1.08). This means that an infected person infects a little more than another person on average. The R-value shows the infection process approximately one and a half weeks beforehand.
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, this value was 1.25 with data as of July 25, midnight (previous day: 1.16). It shows the infection from eight to 16 days ago.
Since the start of the corona pandemic, US scientists have said more than worldwide 643.000 People died after being infected with the virus. That came out on Sunday morning from data from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. There are now more than 15.9 million confirmed infections with the pathogen Sars-CoV-2.
Just three weeks ago, the threshold of half a million deaths and 10 million confirmed infections had been exceeded. Since then, the pandemic has spread rapidly to the United States, Brazil, Peru, Mexico, India and South Africa, among others.
Four days in a row, over 70,000 new infections per day in the United States
The USA are the world’s hardest hit by the corona pandemic. For the fourth day in a row, they have killed more than 1,000 people in the corona pandemic. Since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 4.1 million infections recorded with the corona virus. More than 146.000 People were killed. The number of new infections per day in the USA decreased in the spring, but has increased alarmingly since June. The daily death toll remains below that of the previous peak of the crisis in spring, but is increasing.
In Russia are more than 805.000 People have been shown to be infected with the Sars-CoV-2 virus. Around 5800 new cases were added across the country in 24 hours, the authorities said in Moscow on Friday. The number of new infections in Russia every day has been of this magnitude for some time. So far there are 13.172 Deaths.
North Korea has, according to its own account, completely closed off the city of Kaesong, which borders on South Korea, because of a suspected case of the corona virus. The case was an earlier defector who illegally crossed the military demarcation line between the two countries into North Korea on July 19, the state media reported on Sunday. He is suspected of being infected.
Mexico reports record of new infections
Brazil reports 1211 further deaths in connection with the lung disease Covid-19 on Saturday evening. In the past 24 hours it has also 51.147 reported new infections, as announced by the Ministry of Health on Saturday. The South American country officially has 86,449 registered fatalities in more than 2.34 million infections that have become known.
In second place is the statistics for Latin America Mexico, which reported more corona infections than ever in a day. Be on Thursday 8438 new cases have been confirmed, the Ministry of Health announced. The total number is now 385.036. The death toll rose to a total 42.645.
Also in Peru The number of cases is currently increasing rapidly. Meanwhile there were more than 17.800 Dead by the novel corona virus and over 375.000 Infections counted.
Great Britain remains the country most severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic in Europe. So far there have died 45.823 People after they test positive for the coronavirus. 300.270 Evidence shows that people were infected.
In Spain are 272.421 Infections with the virus detected, 28.432 People died from or with the infection. In Italy, the third most affected country in Europe, the number of all infected 245.864that the deceased on 35.102.
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