In the last 24 hours, 23,542 new cases of coronavirus infection and 218 more deaths were registered in Germany. This is the highest daily increase in infection since the beginning of the pandemic – the Institute of Robert Koch (RKI).
To date, 751,095 cases of coronavirus infection have been diagnosed in Germany. 12,200 people died.
The RKI compilation shows that the group most affected by SARS-CoV-2 are not seniors, but people aged 35 to 59 and 15 to 34 years old.
The RKI notes that high numbers of infections are recorded almost everywhere in the country, and the highest in Bavaria, Berlin, Hesse and Bremen. In the last two weeks, the number of patients in intensive care units has doubled to 3127.