The health authorities in Germany have reported, according to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) 879 new Corona infections within a day. Since the beginning of the Corona-crisis were infected, and thus at least 211.281 people in Germany demonstrated that the Virus Sars-CoV-2, such as the RKI reported on Tuesday morning (data 4.8., 0: 00). The number of deaths in connection with a Corona-infection is according to the RKI information in 9156. Until Tuesday morning 194.000 people had survived the infection, according to the RKI estimates.

The reproduction number, in short the R-value, according to the RKI estimates as of 3.8., 0: 00, in Germany, 1.09 (previous day: 1,11). This means that an Infected in the Mediterranean infects about one other people. The R-value in each case forms the infection from happening about a week and a half before. In addition, the RKI is a so-called Seven-days-R. It refers to a longer period of time and is therefore subject to less current fluctuations. According to the RKI estimates of this value was as of 3.8., 0.00, 1.00 (previous day: 1,09). He shows that the Infection occurred from 8 to 16 days.

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meanwhile, a feared second Corona has recorded wave Germany according to the assessment of the doctors ‘ Association Marburger Bund already. “We are already in a second, a flat increase of wave,” said the Chairman Susanne Johna the “Augsburger Allgemeine”. At the same time, you are assured that the hospitals be prepared.

unlike the first wave, the hospital should have beds this time, however, not flat, but on-demand be kept free, said Johna. “Because the pandemic to Happen slowly builds up, we have to for Covid-19-patient treatment promoted opportunities available.” There must therefore be a temporal staggering of the so-called provision of beds.

in view of the increasing number of new infections, the doctors ‘ representative expressed the fear “that we squander the successes we have achieved so far, in Germany, in a combination of extrusion and normality longing again”. As long as there is no medicines for the treatment of Covid-19 give, had to be curbed the spread of the Virus. “This is only possible via the AHA-formula – distance, Hygiene, daily mask and local quarantine.”