I.n Germany According to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the virus infection rate has dropped below the critical value of one again. In its current management report, the RKI estimates the rate at 0.94. Statistically, each infected person is now less infected than another person. “We are not yet anticipating a further upward trend,” says the RKI report.
According to the RKI, the number of reproductions had been over one in the past few days. The institute had estimated the value at 1.07 on Monday, 1.13 on Sunday and 1.10 on Saturday. The RKI points to statistical fluctuations that would be exacerbated by the overall lower numbers. Local outbreaks in slaughterhouses, for example, would therefore have a greater impact on the number of reproductions. The institute always specifies a range of fluctuation for the value.
In principle, the number of reproductions is one of the central values for assessing the course of an infection wave. It shows how many people are infected on average in a certain period of time. The lower R is, the better. If R is less than 1, an infected person infects less than another person on average – and the epidemic ends. If R is above 1, an infected person infects more than another person on average – the number of new infections every day increases. At the beginning of March, the key figure was three.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany has risen by almost 1,000 within a day, as data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases show on Tuesday morning. During the course of Monday, more were 933 Infected reported. The total number rose 170.508. The death toll increases by 116 within 24 hours 7533. The number of people recovered was 147,200, 1,600 more than the previous day.
Several counties are currently of particular concern: Greiz in Thuringia, which reported 54 cases per 100,000 population in the past seven days, according to the RKI. The circle too Sonneberg in Thuringia reported a border crossing. 53.1 infections per 100,000 inhabitants were last recorded there. The circle is affected even worse Coesfeld in North Rhine-Westphalia with a proportion of 103 new infections reported. In Coesfeld, the virus is rampant in a meat factory that has since closed.
According to the statistics of the federal states, particularly high numbers of registered infections Bavaria with more than 44,593 proven cases and at least 2182 Kill, North Rhine-Westphalia with more than 35,333 Cases and at least 1456 Dead as well Baden-Wuerttemberg with more than 33,359 confirmed cases and at least 1568 Kill. The time when a new daily status is reported varies from state to state.
The RKI takes into account the electronically transmitted figures from the federal states and updates its list once a day.
Worldwide have been around since the pandemic started 4,177,584 Infections with the novel virus have been detected. That emerged on Tuesday morning from data from Johns Hopkins University. Accordingly died 286.330 People after coronavirus infection. Worldwide, the number of new deaths has increased three days in a row. Europe is still the most affected continent.
Russia has on Tuesday 10,899 announced further coronavirus infections and is only behind the USA in the total number of cases. According to official data, the increase was smaller than the record value of the previous day 11,656 new evidence. With a total of 232.243 In known cases, however, Russia overtook Spain and now has the second most infections worldwide. The number of deaths was with 2116 – an increase of 107, according to the responsible authorities – but still comparatively low.
Over 40,000 dead in the UK
In Great Britain According to the latest figures, more than 40,000 people have died after being infected with the novel corona virus. This also includes information from the national statistical authority ONS (Office of National Statistics). About every fourth death was reported from a nursing home. Britain is the country with the most Corona victims in Europe. The Ministry of Health statistics have recorded more than 32,000 deaths so far. There, however, the data is collected differently than with the ONS, for example when dealing with suspected cases.
Researchers also warn against the direct comparison of such figures, even between countries. The methods used for the survey, population, age structure and other factors are too different. In total, the UK has over 224,000 infections, according to Johns Hopkins University.
China reported 17 new infections on Monday. This is the highest increase since April 28th. According to the Health Commission, seven of the cases officially reported in Inner Mongolia are imported. Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak in China, confirms five new locally transmitted COVID-19 diseases, the highest since March 11. All come from the same residential complex in the city. The total number of infected is now, according to government information 82,918, the death toll remains unchanged 4633.
The number of coronavirus deaths reported daily in Spain has fallen to its lowest level in seven weeks. The Ministry of Health reports 123 new deaths. Overall, are therefore demonstrable 26,744 People died in Spain as a result of infection with the novel virus. The number of confirmed infections rose by 3046 within 24 hours 227,436.
Spain sends quarantine entries from abroad
Persons arriving from abroad must be in quarantine for 14 days in the holiday destination. The Spanish government’s decision was published in the official bulletin on Tuesday.
The measure will apply from May 15th and should remain in effect until the alarm condition triggered by the corona pandemic is lifted in mid-March. This was last extended until May 24, but could be extended even further at the request of the left government.
Number of virus deaths continues to fall in Italy
The number of new virus deaths in Italy continues to sink. Lastly, there were 165 new cases, after 194 the day before, reports the civil defense on Sunday. The number of new infections drops to 802 after 1083. According to Johns Hopkins University, the number of deaths is thus a total 30,739 and those of those who tested positive for Covid-19i 219.814.
However, experts repeatedly point out that the number of unreported cases is far higher. Death statistics also indicate that there are significantly more deaths. Italy is the country with the most fatalities in Europe after the UK crisis.
France with the lowest daily death rate
With 70 corona dead within 24 hours France the lowest daily death rate since the beginning of strict exit restrictions. The last time the value was lower was on March 17 with 27 deaths – during this day the exit restrictions began in France. At that time, however, the dead in old people’s homes were not counted.
Overall, according to the Johns Hopkins University numbers in France 26,646 People died as a result of an infection. 177,547 People tested positive.
Over 80,000 dead in the U.S.
In the United States is the number of deaths related to the corona virus according to the JHU statistics 80,684. There is now a shortage in the country 1.35 million confirmed infections – more than in the countries most severely affected thereafter, Russia, Spain, Italy, Great Britain, Italy, France and Germany combined.
A forecast model from the University of Washington, often used by the White House, had doubled its prediction for the number of deaths in the US on Monday to more than 134,000 by August 4. The adjustment is linked to increasing mobility after the curfew in 31 states expected to be eased in mid-May, the institute said.
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