Coronavirus (COVID-19) has infected 67,366 in Germany and killed 732 people, a new report by the German disease and epidemic control center, Robert Koch Institute (RKI) shows.
The incidence (cases per 100,000) of COVID-19 is highest in Hamburg (126), Bavaria (126) and Baden-Württemberg (121).
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Most of the people infected (73%) are between the ages of 15 and 59 years old. Fifty two percent of the infected are men while 48% are women.
At least 86% of the people killed by coronavirus are aged 70 years or older.
Some of the measures introduced by the German authorities to curb the spread of the virus include banning of gatherings of more than 2 persons (with the exception of families and household members) in all states. Restaurants and businesses concerned with body care have also been closed.
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On March 31/03/2020 German authorities declared the entire countries of France and Spain are declared as international risk areas.
Distribution of the laboratory-confirmed COVID-19-cases per federal state in Germany as on 1/4/2020
Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania 406
Lower Saxony 4,382
North Rhine-Westphalia 14,351