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Weekly infection rate rises to its highest level since May

The number of new infections per week in Germany rose on Friday to its highest level since mid-May.

Even the values ​​from the Tönnies outbreak in June were exceeded for the first time. According to direct inquiries to the 401 independent cities and counties that the dts news agency has been evaluating at 20 p.m. daily since the beginning of March, 5,6 new infections per 100.000 inhabitants were registered in the past seven days by Friday evening.

This corresponds to an average of 662 new infections per day. After the Tönnies outbreak in June, this figure had risen from 306 to 654, but then decreased to an average of around 330 new infections every day. So far, the steadily increasing number of new infections for weeks has had little impact on hospitals. There, 265 people were treated with Covid-19 in an intensive care unit on Friday evening, a number that has been on the same level for weeks.

11.670 intensive care beds are currently freely available.

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